Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Jack-in-the-pulpit
Arisaema triphyllum Moist woods
Araceae
Flowering PeriodMay - June
(c) TB
(c) PW
HabitatMoist woods, swamps
Height6 - 12 inches
DescriptionThe flowers are at the base of a stalk with a sterile tip that it surrounded by a hood-like structure called a spathe. The spathe can be greenish or purplish and has paler or white stripes
LeavesThe plant has two compound leaves that are divided into 3 leaflets each.
DistributionThe flowers are at the base of a stalk with a sterile tip that it surrounded by a hood-like structure called a spathe. The spathe can be greenish or purplish and has paler or white stripes