Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Nutt.

  • Description

    Species Description - Malodorous; spathe ovoid with incurved summit, 8–15 cm, green, purplish, or spotted or striped with both; fr globose, 8–12 cm thick; seeds 1 cm thick; lvs basal, short petioled, ovate, cordate, to 6 dm, the veinlets conspicuously anastomosing; 2n=30, 60. Swamps and moist low ground; Que. and N.S. to N.C., w. to Minn. and Io.; e. Asia. Feb.–Apr. (Spathyema f.)