BCP/Symplocarpus foetidus


Symplocarpus foetidus


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Profile for Symplocarpus foetidus (Eastern Skunk Cabbage)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Colonizing herbaceous plant
Flowers:spathe and spadix
Foliage:basal, very large
Scent:strong unpleasant odor from all parts
Life Cycle: perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Winter, Late Winter, Early Spring, Mid Spring

Regional data:
Southeastern Pennsylvania: (native) January, February, March, April

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This page is a profile for the plant species Symplocarpus foetidus, used to collect records of where and when this plant was observed blooming, and for providing identification information for use in dichotomous keys. If you would like to help collect data for this or other plants, see Bloom clock project/How to Contribute for orientation.