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Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Posted on May 30, 2014

Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

An increasing variety of wildflowers is slowly blanketing our woods and fields. One of our more striking spring flowers is our Jack-in-the-pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum) – not because of its bright coloration but due to its unique aroid flower shape. Only after I took this picture I noticed the tiny spiders rapidly taking up residence in the leaves of this newly emerged plant. Life’s moving in the fast lane right now!  

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