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Plant Details

Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Scientific Name:

Arisaema triphyllum

Common Name:

Jack-in-the-Pulpit

Plant Family

Araceae (Arum Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Sub-hydric(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April

Bloom Area:

Statewide (Mountains, Piedmont, Coast)

Habitat Description:

Mesic forests, bottomlands

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Emerging Plant

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Just Starting to Open

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Leaves Unfolding

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The leaves are starting to unfold, and the pulpit is not yet curled over. It is a strange looking plant at this stage.

Leaves are Mostly Open

May 2006, near Black Mountain

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Bloom

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M Baumeister

Bloom Closeup

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Bloom Closeup

NC mountains, May/June 2006

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© Chuck Yancey

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras Plants
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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