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Lysichiton americanus

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Lysichiton americanus, also called western skunk cabbage (USA), yellow skunk cabbage (UK), American skunk-cabbage (Britain and Ireland) or swamp lantern, is a plant found in swamps and wet woods, along streams and in other wet areas of the Pacific Northwest, where it is one of the few native species in the arum family. [1]

45 relations: Alaska, Alismatales, Araceae, Bear, Beetle, Bract, British Columbia, Calcium oxalate, Calla, Cathartic, Cook Inlet, Eric Hultén, European Union, Flower, Flowering plant, Fly, Great Britain, Hampshire, Harold St. John, Idaho, Ireland, Kodiak Island, Laxative, Leaf, Lysichiton, Lysichiton camtschatcensis, Monocotyledon, Montana, Northern California, Oregon, Orontioideae, Pacific Northwest, Plant, Rhizome, RHS Garden, Wisley, Royal Horticultural Society, Santa Cruz County, California, Spadix (botany), Surrey, Symplocarpus, Symplocarpus foetidus, United Kingdom, Washington (state), Weed, Wyoming.


Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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The Alismatales (alismatids) are an order of flowering plants including about 4500 species.

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The Araceae are a family of monocotyledonous flowering plants in which flowers are borne on a type of inflorescence called a spadix.

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Bears are carnivoran mammals of the family Ursidae.

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Beetles are a group of insects that form the order Coleoptera, in the superorder Endopterygota.

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In botany, a bract is a modified or specialized leaf, especially one associated with a reproductive structure such as a flower, inflorescence axis or cone scale.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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Calcium oxalate

Calcium oxalate (in archaic terminology, oxalate of lime) is a calcium salt of oxalate with the chemical formula CaC2O4(H2O)x, where x can vary.

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Calla (bog arum, marsh calla, wild calla, squaw claw, and water-arumDickinson, T.; Metsger, D.; Bull, J.; & Dickinson, R. (2004) ROM Field Guide to Wildflowers of Ontario. Toronto:Royal Ontario Museum, p. 62.) is a genus of flowering plant in the family Araceae, containing the single species Calla palustris.

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In medicine, a cathartic is a substance that accelerates defecation.

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Cook Inlet

Cook Inlet (Dena'ina: Tikahtnu) stretches from the Gulf of Alaska to Anchorage in south-central Alaska.

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Eric Hultén

Oskar Eric Gunnar Hultén (18 March 1894 – 1 February 1981) was a Swedish botanist, plant geographer and 20th century explorer of The Arctic.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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A flower, sometimes known as a bloom or blossom, is the reproductive structure found in flowering plants (plants of the division Magnoliophyta, also called angiosperms).

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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True flies are insects of the order Diptera, the name being derived from the Greek δι- di- "two", and πτερόν pteron "wings".

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Hampshire (abbreviated Hants) is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom.

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Harold St. John

Harold St.

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Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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Ireland (Éire; Ulster-Scots: Airlann) is an island in the North Atlantic.

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Kodiak Island

Kodiak Island (Alutiiq: Qikertaq, Кадьякъ) is a large island on the south coast of the U.S. state of Alaska, separated from the Alaska mainland by the Shelikof Strait.

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Laxatives, purgatives, or aperients are substances that loosen stools and increase bowel movements.

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A leaf is an organ of a vascular plant and is the principal lateral appendage of the stem.

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Lysichiton is a genus in the family Araceae.

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Lysichiton camtschatcensis

Lysichiton camtschatcensis, common name Asian skunk-cabbage or white skunk cabbage, is a plant found in swamps and wet woods, along streams and in other wet areas of the Kamchatka Peninsula, the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin and northern Japan.

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Monocotyledons, commonly referred to as monocots, (Lilianae sensu Chase & Reveal) are flowering plants (angiosperms) whose seeds typically contain only one embryonic leaf, or cotyledon.

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Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.

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Northern California

Northern California (colloquially known as NorCal or "The Northstate" for the northern interior counties north of Sacramento to the Oregon stateline) is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California.

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Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Orontioideae is a subfamily of flowering plants in the Araceae family.

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Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and (loosely) by the Cascade Mountain Range on the east.

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Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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In botany and dendrology, a rhizome (from script "mass of roots", from rhizóō "cause to strike root") is a modified subterranean stem of a plant that sends out roots and shoots from its nodes.

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RHS Garden, Wisley

The Royal Horticultural Society's garden at Wisley in the English county of Surrey south of London, is one of four gardens run by the Society, the others being Harlow Carr, Hyde Hall and Rosemoor.

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Royal Horticultural Society

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS), founded in 1804 as the Horticultural Society of London, is the UK's leading gardening charity.

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Santa Cruz County, California

Santa Cruz County, California, officially the County of Santa Cruz, is a county on the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California.

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Spadix (botany)

In botany, a spadix (plural spadices) is a type of spike inflorescence having small flowers borne on a fleshy stem.

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Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.

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Symplocarpus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Araceae, native to United States, Canada and eastern Asia.

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Symplocarpus foetidus

Symplocarpus foetidus, commonly known as skunk cabbage or eastern skunk cabbage (also swamp cabbage, clumpfoot cabbage, or meadow cabbage, foetid pothos or polecat weed), is a low growing plant that grows in wetlands and moist hill slopes of eastern North America.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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A weed is a plant considered undesirable in a particular situation, "a plant in the wrong place".

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Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the western United States.

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American Skunk-cabbage, American skunk-cabbage, American skunkcabbage, Lysichiton americanum, Lysichitum americanum, Swamp lantern, Yellow skunk cabbage.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysichiton_americanus

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