Jack-in-the-pulpit

Jack-in-the-pulpit [Arisaema triphyllum] found in Gerton on 27 April 2014.  It’s a member of the Arum (Araceae) family. Wildflowers of North Carolina, page 12, says it blooms March through April in low woods and bogs.

USDA Plants Listing: Arisaema triphyllum

Jack-in-the-pulpit in Gerton, NC - 27 April 2014

Jack-in-the-pulpit in Gerton, NC – 27 April 2014

Jack-in-the-pulpit (open) - 27 April 2014

Jack-in-the-pulpit (open) – 27 April 2014

Jack-in-the-pulpit (zoom out) - 27 April 2014

Jack-in-the-pulpit (zoom out) – 27 April 2014