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Re: [aroid-l] Symplocarpus

  • Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Symplocarpus
  • From: "Susan Cooper" <coops@execpc.com>
  • Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2004 09:12:14 -0400

Well, much excitement on our walk this morning.  We walked by a ravine 
and I had Harry hold the dog while I climbed down to look at a plant- 
Symplocarpus foetidus.  Very exciting!  There were a few in bloom, 
although most were past their prime.  The best bloom I saw was directly 
in a small stream of water.
This is the first time I've seen one in "the wild", although I've lived 
in this area all my life.  I think the stuff we called "skunk cabbage" 
as kids wasn't Symplocarpus, it had leaves more like a rhubarb.
yours with wet tennis shoes,

> But is the water fresh? Where does the water to make the woodland 
> originate? If it's welling ground water (most likely if the land is 
> undulating or at the bottom of hills, etc.) of if it's seepage/run 
off (most
> likely if it is undulating land or at the base of higher land) then 
> going to be moving water and fresh.
> Pete
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Don Martinson" <llmen@wi.rr.com>
> To: <aroid-l@lists.ncsu.edu>
> Sent: Friday, April 16, 2004 2:36 PM
> Subject: Re: [aroid-l] Symplocarpus
> > >Hi Rand
> > >
> > >I can only speak from cultivation experience of two of the four 
species -
> > >foetidus & renifolius.
> > >. Another thing they certainly dislike is stagnant water-logged 
> > >and it seems that in a bog garden there should be some throughflow 
> moving
> > >water rather than it simply being a muddy hole!
> >
> >   Here in Wisconsin, they often grow in wooded swampy areas with no
> > actual running stream nearby.
> >
> > -- 
> > Don Martinson
> > Milwaukee, Wisconsin
> > Mailto:llmen@wi.rr.com
> >
> >
> >
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> >

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