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    • skunk-cabbage
    • skunk cabbage
    • eastern skunk cabbage
  • Scientific Names
    • Symplocarpus foetidus
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • SYMFOE

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Recent observations

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What

eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

evahedstrom

Date

March 26, 2015 10:20 AM CET

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

ekrimmel

Date

March 22, 2015 09:43 AM PDT

Description

Many individuals emerging in the fen and surrounding areas.

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

March 25, 2015

Description

This is an unusual green/yellowish, rather than the typical mottled red/green. I'm not sure how this happens--less direct sun, maybe?

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

March 25, 2015

Description

This is the typical mottled red and green flower, before the leaves unfurl.

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

fluffberger

Date

March 25, 2015

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

dnydick

Date

March 22, 2015 02:56 PM EDT

Description

First wildflower of the spring!

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

jenngribben

Date

March 21, 2015

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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nataliemhowe

Date

March 23, 2015 07:03 PM EDT

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skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

lichenlady

Date

March 22, 2015

Description

Along the River Trail

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

elfaulkner

Date

March 22, 2015 02:33 PM CDT

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skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

randyhaar

Date

March 21, 2015 10:12 AM EDT

Description

One of many seen throughout the region.

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Observer

jthill

Date

March 19, 2015
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Description from Wikipedia

Eastern Skunk Cabbage, Clumpfoot Cabbage, Foetid Pothos, Meadow Cabbage, Polecat Weed, Skunk Cabbage, or Swamp Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus), commonly known as simply Skunk Cabbage, is a low growing, foul smelling plant that prefers wetlands. Native to eastern North America, it ranges from Nova Scotia and southern Quebec west to Minnesota, and south to North Carolina and Tennessee. It is protected as endangered in Tennessee.

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Conservation Summary

  • NC Piedmont, NC, US
    Watch List: Regionally rare in the NC Piedmont. Includes species which are rare in one region of North Carolina, while being uncommon to abundant within another region. These regional rarities, generally within-state disjuncts, are significant for protection of genetic variation and long-term viability of species.
No range data available.