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Related to skunk cabbage: Lysichiton americanus

skunk

A regional slang term for:
(1) Marijuana, see there.
(2) Heroin, see there.
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Certain plants, like skunk cabbage, stink to attract insects.
Since 2001, Ito and his Iwate colleagues--with support from the Japanese government--have been searching for the temperature sensor and other compounds that operate in the skunk cabbage's heat production.
quinaria, we then analyzed variation at two spatial scales: among populations in different skunk cabbage patches within regions and among pooled populations in different regions.
Chances are you will smell Skunk Cabbage before you see it.
When I re-experience what took place here, it's a conscious act of renewal that has the muscular force of a skunk cabbage displacing decaying leaves.
American skunk cabbage was first recorded in the wild in 1947 in Surrey and was originally introduced to the UK from Western North America as an ornamental plant in 1901.
They have skunk cabbage to forage on and open bowels that have not operated all winter.
Wintersweet Mahonia x media 'charity' Lysichiton, American skunk cabbage Daphne Winter honeysuckle
Then there is, of course, the American skunk cabbage Lysichiton with its yellow and white spathes in spring followed by bold leaves beneath which nothing else survives.
Plants of note this month include the pink dog's tooth violets; Erythronium dens cans, the skunk cabbage; Lysichiton americanus, and a shrub related to the witch hazel called Corylopsis pauciflora, which has delicate cream flowers appearing before the leaves.
The Phases of The Tufted Titmouse Moon & the Skunk Cabbage Moon
YOU know you are going to be in for a treat at a nursery and garden that boasts great-sounding plants like American skunk cabbage.