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Please ID Plant

Posted by suzannie41 z8 nw Fl (My Page) on
Wed, May 9, 07 at 12:16

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

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Jack in the Pulpit

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.

RE: Please ID Plant

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

RE: Please ID Plant

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

RE: Please ID Plant

lol you got me! sorry.

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