Oregon Statutes - Chapter 576 - Agricultural Marketing Generally - Section 576.800 - Definitions.

As used in ORS 576.800 to 576.810:

(1) “Cultivated ginseng” means ginseng that is growing or has been grown in tilled beds under the shade of artificial structures or under natural shade, and that is cultivated by a person.

(2) “Dealer” means a person who buys cultivated ginseng for the purpose of resale, but does not include a person who buys root of cultivated ginseng for the purpose of retail sale to consumers in the United States.

(3) “Ginseng” means any part of the plant known as American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.), including plants, whole roots, essentially intact roots and root chunks and slices, but excluding root hairs, extracts, derivatives, leaves, stems, flowers and seeds.

(4) “Grower” means any person who grows and sells cultivated ginseng. [1997 c.9 §1]

Note: 576.800 to 576.815 were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 576 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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