My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“The changes I experienced moving from the Historic South to a college in Northern New England were not the only changes I experienced in the first-year Pathway seminar.”
Xanthe Hilton,
History Society & Culture

Jack-in-the-Pulpit Arisaema Triphyllum
Arum or Calla Araceae family


Usually there are 2 leaflets of 3 leaves, taller than the the flower. The flower is made up of 2 parts - the green and purple striped canopy (or spathe) over a solitary dark purple spadix (the "Jack").

The fruit is a dense cluster of red berries.

Form/habitat: Jack in the pulpit grows 1-3; high in moist woods, and blooms in spring and early summer.





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