Maybe browsed by deer?
Small creek with fresh water draining down to the beach.
Each leaf was 2-3 feet long!
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.