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Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum (Jack in the pulpit)
Bruso, George H.

Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum

Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott ssp. triphyllum

Jack In The Pulpit

Araceae (Arum Family)

Synonym(s): Arisaema atrorubens


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Berry

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: AL , AR , CT , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Soil pH: Acidic (pH<6.8)


Warning: All parts. Symptoms include swelling of lips, tongue, and throat. Toxic Principle: Calcium oxalate crystals.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

Additional resources

USDA: Find Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Arisaema triphyllum ssp. triphyllum


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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