Scientific Name: Lysichiton americanus
Family Name: Araceae
Bloom Period: Late winter to early spring
Life Span: Perennial
Height: Up to 30-150 cm.
Habitat: Widespread and locally common at low to mid elevations in very wet, swampy, or peaty sites in forests and openings.
Leaf Description: Lance-shaped to broadly elliptic, often huge on stout stalks.
Flower and Petal Description: Hundreds of times, greenish-yellow flowers, sunken into thick fleshy stalk surrounded by a bright yellow hood.
Stem Description: Thick stem
Fruit Description: Greenish to reddish, berry-like, and pulpy, 1-2 seeds.
This flower is native to the area.