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Jack-in-the-pulpit
Arisaema triphyllum (Arisaema atrorubens, Arisaema stewardsonii)

While some sources divide New England's Jack-in-the-pulpits into three species (Arisaema triphyllum, A. atrorubens, and A. stewardsonii), most modern authorities lump them all into A. triphyllum.

• Family: Arum (Araceae)
• Habitat: moist woods, swamps
• Height: 1-3 feet
• Flower size: actual flowers are tiny; "pulpit" structure (a spathe) is 3-4 inches high
• Flower color: green, sometimes streaked with red-brown
• Flowering time: April to June
• Origin: native

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Arisaema triphyllum
Arisaema triphyllum
Jack-in-the-pulpit has red berries, which ripen in late summer or early fall.
Arisaema triphyllum

Last updated November 13, 2005. © 2005 Connecticut Botanical Society. All rights reserved.