A stand of about a dozen growing in the fencerow between my yard and the neighboring farm field.
Blooming at Falls Ridge Nature Preserver on May 5, 2013
Philodendron bipinnatifidum (Tree Philodendron), ornamental planting
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 hood. The group also goes by the name of Arum family and species in this family are often colloquially known as aroid. This family of 107 genera and over 3700 species is most diverse in the New World tropics, although...