Lysichiton americanum Skunk Cabbage

  • Plant type
    • Perennial
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Part Shade
    • Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
    • Wet

Perennial with large leaves that bear like to eat. Has a skunk like smell if the leaves are disturbed. Yellow flowers form on stalks. Deep roots like to sink into moist soils.

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