Arisaema dracontium (L.) Schott
Family: Araceae
dragon-root,  more...
[Arum dracontium L.,  more]
Arisaema dracontium image
Mark Mittelstadt  
Etymology: Arisaema: Greek aris, a kind of arum, and haema for "blood"
Plants: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb
Leaves: usually 1 long-stalked leaf divided into 7-13 leaflets
Flowers: green; inflorescence a long, tapering, narrowly-pointed spadix with tiny flowers covering only the lower section; the long, green, thin, whip-like spathe is longer than the spadix; blooms May-June
Fruits: round cluster of red berries
Habitat: moist; woods
Conservation Status: Native
Arisaema dracontium image
Kitty Kohout  
Arisaema dracontium image
Derek Anderson  
Arisaema dracontium image
Derek Anderson  
Arisaema dracontium image
Botanical Illustration  
Arisaema dracontium image
Stephen L. Solheim  
Arisaema dracontium image
Janice Stiefel  
Arisaema dracontium image
Derek Anderson  
Arisaema dracontium image
Janice Stiefel  
Arisaema dracontium image
Arisaema dracontium image
Botanical Illustration  
Arisaema dracontium image
Derek Anderson  
Arisaema dracontium image
Derek Anderson  
Arisaema dracontium image
Christopher Noll  
Arisaema dracontium image
Kitty Kohout  
Arisaema dracontium image
Christopher Noll  
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