Growing in intermittent riverine forested wetland.
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.
Flower of skunk cabbage coming up.
Located in Cinnamon Fern Bog
Giant leaves but no flowers, heart shaped growing out of the same spot in the base.
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.