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Wild Florida Photo - Arisaema triphyllum - Jack-in-the-pulpit

Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-pulpit
Indian turnip

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 03/16/12
Volusia Co. FL 03/16/12
Volusia Co. FL 03/16/12
Ormond Beach, FL 04/02/04

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Each of the one or two stalked leaves is divided into 3 ovate leaflets. Small sessile flowers are borne on a fleshy stalk (spadix) inside the green, purplish or striped spathe that arches over the spadix. JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT produces clusters of small berries that are red when mature. A. triphyllum can be found thoughout much of Florida as well as the central and eastern United States.

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Arisaema triphyllum is a member of the Araceae - Arum family.


Other species of the Arisaema genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Arisaema dracontium - GREEN DRAGON


Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016


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