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The brownish-purple, fleshy, hoodlike spathe is usually striped or spotted, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.
The spathe encloses a ball-like spadix with numerous tiny flowers, per Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont.
Slender club-shaped spadix enclosed in a narrow pointed green spathe, per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Common Jack in the Pulpit ,
Spathe hides the tiny flowers at spadix base (male on left, female on right).
Tiny flowers on a fleshy stalk (spadix) covered by a yellow hood (spathe), per Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification, Impacts and Control.
Numerous terminal spathes [easier to see here with the flowers gone], per Wildflowers of Tennessee, the Ohio Valley, and the Southern Appalachians.
Commelina erecta var. angustifolia
Flowers grow from within broad fused bracts (spathes) that sheath the stem, per Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region.