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Connecticut Plants
Green Dragon
Arisaema dracontium (L.) Schott
  • Family: arum (Araceae)
  • Habitat: rich woods, stream banks
  • Height: 1-4 feet
  • Flower size: actual flowers tiny; "dragon" (hooded spathe and long spadix) is 4-8 inches high
  • Flower color: green
  • Flowering time: May to June
  • Origin: native
Arisaema dracontium (L.) Schott
Arisaema dracontium (L.) Schott
Arisaema dracontium (L.) Schott

Green dragon plants have only one leaf, which is subdivided into leaflets in a horseshoe arrangement.

Arisaema dracontium (L.) Schott

The fruits of green dragon are red berries, which ripen in late summer.