Symplocarpus foetidus

arcangelo wessells
Sun, 07 Apr 2013 21:46:49 PDT
Arum rupicola var. virescens also generates heat when it blooms. They bloom in the evening, usually around the end of april, with a nice manure smell and when you put your nose up to them a shocking burst of warmth.
I couldn't find a photo of my plants, but here is one off the web:…

Hi Ellen-

Another neat fact about them is that they will generate their own heat to
push up through the snow.  They are native here in IL too.  I was too busy
to see if this fact is true- we had late enough snow.

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