Skunk Cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus)

Symplocarpus foetidus
Photographed April 7.

There is something strangely elegant about these bizarre flowers. This one was rather a late bloomer; most of the other plants in this patch along the Trillium Trail in Fox Chapel had long since bloomed and grown substantial leaves.

For a fuller description, see the Symplocarpus foetidus reference page.

Skunk cabbage

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