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Noun1.Symplocarpus - one species: skunk cabbageSymplocarpus - one species: skunk cabbage    
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Araceae, arum family, family Araceae - anthurium; calla lily; jack-in-the-pulpit; philodendron
foetid pothos, polecat weed, skunk cabbage, Symplocarpus foetidus - deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe
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Caption: Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) is one of the earliest plants to emerge in spring.
Roedd adar yn gwibio heibio ac roedd y fresychen ddrewllyd, Symplocarpus foetidus, y skunk cabbage yn tyfu wrth ochr y llyn.
Surface micro/nanotopography, wetting properties and the potential for biomimetic icephobicity of skunk cabbage Symplocarpus foetidus.
% recovery Skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus Part used efficiency * foetidus (L.) Salisb.
In the shaded seep, of the 19 species in the plots (n = 30), Symplocarpus foetidus (skunk cabbage) was dominant with a mean cover of 39.75% and an IV of 70.2.
alba (meadow-sweet) * -- -- -- Stachys aspera (hyssop hedge nettle) * -- -- -- Stachys tenuifolia (common hedge -- -- -- nettle) * Symplocarpus foetidus (skunk cabbage) * -- -- -- Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion) -- 2.5 -- Thalictrum thalictroides -- -- -- (rue anemone) * Thlaspi arvense (field pennycress) -- -- -- Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy) * 15.0 15.0 2.5 Tragopogon dubius (yellow salsify) -- 2.5 2.5 Trifolium pratense (red clover) -- -- 2.5 Trifolium repens (white clover) -- -- -- Typha latifotia (broad-leaf cattail) * 2.5 -- -- Urtica dioica var.
The eastern skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus) in North America and Asia also keeps warm, independent of air temperature, Roger Knutson reported in 1974.
Ground cover was predominantly skunk cabbage (Symplocarpus foetidus), fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium), blackberry (Rubus hispidus), sweet white violet (Viola blanda), and marsh fern (Thelypteris palustris), less than 0.3 m in height, with some scattered young cedars up to 5 m in height.
quinaria is restricted to the decaying fruits and leaves of skunk cabbages, Symplocarpus foetidus (Jaenike 1978; Lacy 1984).
acuta, Sedum ternatum, and Symplocarpus foetidus, have a C = 8, and only 12 species have a C = 7.