Mystery plant 004

This plant grows in the central and eastern portions of North America.  It prefers a moist environment.

When you can identify the plant, share your response as a comment.  And if you have a personal story to tell about this plant, please share that, too.


Spring foilage


Entire plant


Another specimen


Closer view of flowering portion


Fall fruit


Closer view of fruit


ANSWER (subsequently added to this post to facilitate the “search” function for these images): Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

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One Response to Mystery plant 004

  1. Claire says:

    I think I know this one, thanks to all the photos you provided. My guess is Jack-in-the-Pulpit (arisaema triphyllum)…had to look up the Latin name! It’s always a delight to come upon such an exotic plant in the woods…..are they related to trillium?

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