Please ID Plant

suzannie41(PA-Zn 6)May 9, 2007

There are two of these in my backyard. Anyone guess?? Thanks, Suz

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ginnier

Plant Type: This is a herbaceous plant, it is a perennial which can reach 65cm in height (25inches).
Leaves: This plant has basal leaves only. Usually two but sometimes one. Each leaf is divided into three almost equal parts.
Flowers: The flowers are irregular in shape and are up to 8cm long (3 inches). They are green with purple or brown stripes sometimes brownish. Blooms first appear in mid spring and continue into late spring. The spathe (pulpit) is most often green streaked with purplish. The spadix (jack) is covered with tiny male and female flowers.
Fruit: A cluster of bright red shiny berries.
Habitat: Rich moist woods.
Range: New Brunswick south to Florida.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2007 at 3:17PM
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susaninthegarden

lol you forgot to say its a Jack in the Pulpit. (or did you want him to guess?)

    Bookmark   May 10, 2007 at 12:29PM
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magpie4950

Actually, the name is next to the green leaf, where the subject is. *S*.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2007 at 7:33PM
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susaninthegarden

lol you got me! sorry.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2007 at 9:56PM
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