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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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gmurphy91

Date

April 15, 2015

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What

Eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Date

May 14, 2015

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Skunk-cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

Date

May 16, 2015 03:48 PM EDT

Description

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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mobrien123

Date

May 8, 2015

Place

Dedham MA (Google, OSM)

Description

The skunk cabbage is now 22.86 centimeters tall.

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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mobrien123

Date

May 6, 2015

Description

The skunk cabbage has grown is now 21.844 centimeters high. It has begun to open up and sprout. It has also gotten larger than my last visit.

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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mobrien123

Date

April 29, 2015

Place

Dedham MA (Google, OSM)

Description

I discovered a new plant in my plot to measure that is a skunk cabbage. The cabbage is 11.684 centimeters.

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skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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ecololisa

Date

May 19, 2015

Description

It is the plant with the big leaves, and was in a saturated area of a swamp forest. Some plants had black fruits at the base.

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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naturalist39

Date

May 9, 2015

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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rcthurmond

Date

the past

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bridgetfox

Date

April 29, 2015 10:51 AM EDT

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eastern skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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kpmcfarland

Date

May 17, 2015 01:55 PM EDT

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leenavilonen

Date

May 14, 2015

Description

Herbaceous plant with parallel venaion and large green leaves stemming basally. Plant is monocotolyden. Leaves were around 50 cm long and 35 cm wide. Around 18 leaves on the plant. No flowers present yet

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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

No range data available.