Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)
Image ID: sc48Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.
Family: Araceae (Arum)
Height: 1 to 2 ft.
Blooms: February to May
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 6 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Irregular blossoms
Location: Allegheny River Trail
Notes: Named for its bad smell.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.