Western skunk cabbage (Lysichiton americanus)
Rampart Ridge trail (near Longmire)
850 meters (2790 feet)
Mount Rainier National Park,
Lysichiton is a genus in the family Araceae. These plants are known commonly as skunk cabbage or less often as swamp lantern. The spelling Lysichitum is also found. The genus has two species, one found in north-east Asia, the other in north-west America.