skunk cabbage

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Related to skunk cabbage: Lysichiton americanus
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Synonyms for skunk cabbage

deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe

clump-forming deciduous perennial swamp plant of western North America similar to Symplocarpus foetidus but having a yellow spathe

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Then there is, of course, the American skunk cabbage Lysichiton with its yellow and white spathes in spring followed by bold leaves beneath which nothing else survives.
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Good skunk cabbage and a worthy schizophragma hydrangeoides.
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