I loved this flower even before I found out it is dioecious.
(I love that word!)
It means the male and female flowers appear on different plants.
The eFloras website listed below claims that Native Americans made various concoctions from the roots to treat heart palpitations and other conditions. Henrietta’s herbal page reports otherwise… Whether it has medical properties or not, it’s a cool plant. Look for it in moist woods. And don’t forget:
Love your Mother (Earth)!
Happy Earth Day.