The plant has a bulb and was about 30cm high
Brief description of what you observed
This is a beautiful color variation--dark gray spathes with dark red undertones.
Looks like lettuce
Purple and green
An abundance of Western Skunk Cabbage is present in this park, especially along the Wolf Tree Nature Trail. Strong odor was present on this day. Plants were flowered.
Araceae is a family of monocotyledonous flowering plants in which flowers are borne on a type of inflorescence called a spadix. The spadix is usually accompanied by, and sometimes partially enclosed in, a spathe or leaf-like bract. Also known as the arum family, members are often colloquially known as aroids. This family of 107 genera and over 3700 species is most diverse in the New World tropics, although also distributed in the Old World tropics and...