Wild Florida Photo - Arisaema triphyllum - Jack-in-the-pulpit

Arisaema triphyllum

Indian turnip

Florida native

Volusia Co. FL 03/16/12
Volusia Co. FL 03/16/12
Volusia Co. FL 03/16/12
Ormond Beach, FL 04/02/04

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Each of the one or two stalked leaves is divided into 3 ovate leaflets. Small sessile flowers are borne on a fleshy stalk (spadix) inside the green, purplish or striped spathe that arches over the spadix. JACK-IN-THE-PULPIT produces clusters of small berries that are red when mature. A. triphyllum can be found thoughout much of Florida as well as the central and eastern United States.


Arisaema triphyllum is a member of the Araceae - Arum family.

Other species of the Arisaema genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
  Arisaema dracontium - GREEN DRAGON

Date record last modified: Aug 07, 2016

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