Jack in the Pulpit
A common woodland plant that produces purple-spotted and striped leaves in the spring (April–May).
The plant is known by an abundance of common names including snakeshead, adder’s root, arum, wild arum, arum lily, lords-and-ladies, devils and angels, cows and bulls, cuckoo-pint, Adam and Eve, bobbins, naked girls, naked boys, starch-root, wake robin, friar’s cowl, sonsie-give-us-your-hand, jack in the pulpit and cheese and toast.
The back side of the woodland plant.
Jack in the Pulpit Berries
In fall the plants produce berries that start off green and turn a bright red. The berries are extremely poisonous. If planted around your yard be sure to keep away from pets and children.
Plant Your Own Jack in the Pulpits
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