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Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott)

Also known as Jack-in-the-pulpit, Indian turnip.

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Jack in the Pulpit

Range - Expand

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Native
Native or Not Present

This tentative map is based on our own research. It may have limited data on Canada and/or Mexico, and there is some subjectivity in our assignment of plants as introduced vs. expanded. Read more in this blog post.

Habitat

Rich deciduous woods and floodplains, areas with moist to mesic conditions, and an abundance of leaf litter and other decaying organic matter.

More likely to be found in woods that have not been farmed or cleared more than temporarily.

Life Cycle

A long-lived perennial, often living 25 years or longer.

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Arisaema triphyllum (Jack in the Pulpit) | USDA PLANTS Database (About This Site)

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