jack-in-the-pulpit


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Related to jack-in-the-pulpit: Arisaema atrorubens
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Synonyms for jack-in-the-pulpit

common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix

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A conspicuous aroid in mesic temperate forests of North America is the Jack-in-the-pulpit.
Chimney Rock Park, NC Wildflowers Guided Hike: Hike along the Hickory Nut Falls Trail in search of yellow mandarin, bellworts, toothwort, violets, sweetshrub, Jack-in-the-pulpit, and trilliums.
A tropical relative of jack-in-the-pulpit, the foul-smelling bloom cluster rose to 5 feet, 9 1/2 inches in height before wilting.
The National Gallery has contributed four of the extraordinary Jack-in-the-Pulpit paintings, as erotic a series as O'Keeffe ever produced.
The fleshy purple spike, loosely cloaked by a large, hood-like leaf, can reach nearly 3 feet in height -- a lush, tropical version of its North American cousin, the jack-in-the-pulpit.
He's actually talking about a plant, and a more prosaic soul might add that it belongs to the same family as calla lilies and jack-in-the-pulpits.
Ferns, wild geraniums, and jack-in-the-pulpits love these same conditions.