Jun. 13, 2018

green dragon, Arisaema draconitium

Green dragon could have been Jack-out-of-the-pulpit. Unlike its shier relative, green dragon is pretty obvious about how to find its flowers. Just follow its lead, down inside the pulpit, to the tiny flowers at the bottom. Green dragon's make an interesting garden plant just because they look so unusual. Sam reports his got waist high this year. Green dragons grow mostly in bottomland woods in AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA(T), IL, IN. KS, KY, LA, MA(T), MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH(E), NJ, NY(V), NH, NJ, NY(V), OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT(T), WI, WV, ON(S), and QC. Lenawee Co MI, 6/9/13.