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    • Eastern Skunk Cabbage
    • skunk cabbage
    • skunk-cabbage
  • Scientific Names
    • Symplocarpus foetidus
  • Vermont Flora Codes
    • SYMFOE

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Recent observations

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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er1kksen

Date

April 20, 2015

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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paul0lewis

Date

June 25, 2016 02:36 PM EDT

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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adventure_us

Date

June 19, 2016 10:58 AM EDT

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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anaxyrus

Date

April 6, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Carrollton, Ohio

Growing in intermittent riverine forested wetland.

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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angelaburdell

Date

June 17, 2016 10:46 AM EDT

Description

The plant was located in the 15 acres at the Panzner Wetland. The plant was found in the shade in an area with low vegetation, with some canopy cover. The leaves are large and egg-shaped. The leaves are lightly toothed. The flowers were not visible during this time of year.

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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marywaterhouse

Date

June 15, 2016 10:18 AM CDT

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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katie45

Date

June 4, 2016 02:15 PM EDT

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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choess

Date

March 5, 2016 04:33 PM EST

Description

Flower of skunk cabbage coming up.

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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andrewerne

Date

June 8, 2016 03:16 PM EDT

Description

Located in Cinnamon Fern Bog

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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roadkillbill

Date

June 8, 2016 03:13 PM EDT

Description

Giant leaves but no flowers, heart shaped growing out of the same spot in the base.

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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kueda

Date

June 9, 2016 01:59 PM EDT

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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emoss

Date

May 20, 2016
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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

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