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

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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vvoelker

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January 14, 2017 12:37 PM CST

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yakfur

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January 14, 2017 03:09 PM EST

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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katharinab

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January 2, 2015 12:09 PM HST

Description

Emerging through ice in swamp.

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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randomrover88

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January 13, 2017 02:01 PM CST

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(Somewhere...)

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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alexlovesnature

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January 12, 2017 03:23 PM EST

Description

January 12th skunk cabbage?

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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evan8

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January 11, 2017 02:55 PM CST

Description

Same spot as last year, just earlier.

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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inat7

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April 23, 2013 09:45 AM EDT

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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neild

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February 26, 2013 10:08 AM EST

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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wsimmons

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January 6, 2017 02:27 PM EST

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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shaunmichael

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December 30, 2016 01:13 PM EST

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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shaunmichael

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December 30, 2016 09:52 AM EST

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Eastern Skunk Cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus

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tminatbe

Date

December 27, 2016 01:10 PM EST

Description

Right on the bank of a stream.

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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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