Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4040

Forb
Perennial
Reversibly dioecious, or monoecious

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

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

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Palmately compound: 3 leaflets
Basal

FLOWER:
Spring
Spathe hood solid green or solid purple
Inflorescence a spadix

FRUIT:

 

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum   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 acuminatum

SYNONYMOUS WITH Keys to the flora of Florida, Arisaema (Araceae) (Ward, 2012)
Arisaema triphyllum var. acuminatum

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Jack in the Pulpit