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Saturday - September 19, 2009

From: Houston, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Invasive Plants
Title: Skunk cabbage for Houston TX
Answered by: Barbara Medford


Can you find skunk cabbage in the Houston, Texas area?


No, but why should you want to? Symplocarpus foetidus (skunk cabbage) is native to northeastern states, and wouldn't grow in such a lush, warm climate as Houston.

There have been two previous anwers to questions on this:

May 19, 2009

April 15, 2006

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Symplocarpus foetidus

Symplocarpus foetidus

Symplocarpus foetidus

Symplocarpus foetidus

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