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Green Dragon or Dragon Tail

Arisaema dracontium


The long tapered tip of the spadix (a spike of minute flowers closely arranged around a fleshy axis and typically enclosed in a spathe, characteristic of the arums.) resembles a large flickering lizards tongue. The palmate leafs are really one leaf that comes from a split on a single stalk.


Rich woods and stream banks.

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Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 2, 2012
Submitted on Apr 3, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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