OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Arisaema pusillum   FAMILY Araceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Arisaema triphyllum var. pusillum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 032-05-002?:
Arisaema triphyllum   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Arisaema pusillum

 

COMMON NAME:
Small Jack in the Pulpit


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image of Arisaema pusillum, Small Jack in the Pulpit

Patrick D. McMillan    pdma_pusillum

April    Pickens County    SC

SC Botanical Garden

Spathe flange 1-3mm broad, hood solid green or solid purple, apex acute, per Weakley's Flora (2015).

image of Arisaema pusillum, Small Jack in the Pulpit

Bruce A. Sorrie    bas_a_triphyllumpusillum1

May    Moore County    NC

Leaves green beneath at maturity (very rarely glaucous), per Weakley's Flora (2015).

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Arisaema triphyllum var. pusillum

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 032-05-002?:
Arisaema triphyllum   FAMILY Araceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Arisaema pusillum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4038

Forb
Perennial
Reversibly dioecious, or monoecious

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: swamps and moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring
Spathe hood solid green or solid purple

Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:
Summer
Red
Berry

 

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