Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott subsp. triphyllum image
Photographer: Robert Bierman           

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Derek Anderson

Hugh H. Iltis

Keir Morse

Keir Morse

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Merel R. Black

Marion Sheehan

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert R. Kowal
Family Araceae
Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott subsp. triphyllum
Indian turnip, Jack-in-the-pulpit
Arisaema: Greek aris, a kind of arum, and haema for "blood"
triphyllum: Latin for "three-leaved"
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 1'-3' tall forb
Flower: yellow, tiny; inflorescence a cylindrical, rounded-tipped spadix with flowers covering only the lower section; greenish to reddish 4"-6" tall spathe is wider toward the top and arches over the spadix; blooms April-June
Fruit:round cluster of red berries
Leaf:usually 1 or 2, long-stalked, divided leaves with 3 leaflets, the side leaflets distinctly asymmetrical
Habitat: partial sun to shade; moderate moisture to moist; woods, forests; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Arisaema atrorubens (Aiton) Blume
Arisaema atrorubens (Aiton) Blume f. viride (Engl.) Fernald
Arisaema atrorubens (Aiton) Blume f. zebrinum (Sims.) Fernald
Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott f. viride (Engl.) Farw.
Arisaema triphyllum (L.) Schott var. triphyllum

         
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