Arisaema flower

(Almost) Silent Sunday: Arisaema

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It may look slightly sinister as it lurks in the shade, but this plant isn’t carnivorous. The deep flowers are this shape to make sure that they are pollinated by insects. The insects aren’t on its menu!

12 thoughts on “(Almost) Silent Sunday: Arisaema

  1. When I saw this, my first thought was “Jack in the Pulpit” and that’s what it is. Our native species is Arisaema triphyllum, but I’ve never seen it marked with so much purple. This one’s a beauty.

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