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Skunk Cabbage

Symplocarpus foetidus


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


Protected wooded area with a large pond and marshy wetlands. Vetran's Memorial Park, Lake Metroparks System, Mentor, OH, Lake County, USA

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Skunk Cabbage
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Phil_S 9 years ago

Thanks, Jakubko!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Beautiful! They look like this in New York now, too.

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Mentor, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Apr 26, 2013
Submitted on Apr 30, 2013

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