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Skunk Cabbage

Symplocarpus foetidus

Description:

Eastern Skunk Cabbage, Clumpfoot Cabbage, Foetid Pothos, Meadow Cabbage, Polecat Weed, Skunk Cabbage, or Swamp Cabbage, commonly known as simply Skunk Cabbage, is a low growing, foul smelling plant that prefers wetlands.

Habitat:

A common site in Southwestern PA. Usually among the first "green" we see in spring. Wet, wooded areas.

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Dayton, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Apr 22, 2011
Submitted on Dec 30, 2012

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