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A unique plant with leaves that spread in a distinct fan. Prefers dappled shade in the spring and light shade in the summer. Similar in many respects to its better known relative, Jack-in-the-Pulpit (a.k.a. brown dragon).


Light: Part Sun/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Humus

Height: 1'-4'

Bloom Color: Green

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Root Type: Corm

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers are pollinated primarily by small flies, such as gnats. Berries are eaten by woodland birds such as wild turkey and wood thrush. Toxic foliage means it is rarely browsed by mammals.

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