My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“Take every opportunity available because the chances of having it again are not very good. Looking back, I did do a lot, but I could have done more.”
Sara Di Pesa, English major

175th Celebration

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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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