Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2921

Forb
Perennial
Reversibly dioecious, or monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon

Look for it in mesic forests, bottomlands, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: (3)5 leaflets
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring
Spathe hood green
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Alismatales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arisaema quinatum   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arisaema triphyllum ssp. quinatum   FAMILY Araceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 032-05-002?:
Arisaema triphyllum   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Arisaema quinatum

LESS THAN Biosystematics of the Arisaema triphyllum complex (Treiber, 1980)
Arisaema triphyllum ssp. pusillum

 

COMMON NAME:
Southern Jack in the Pulpit, Preacher John, Prester-John