Symplocarpus foetidus

Family:Araceae
Species:Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Salisb. ex Nutt.
Common Name:skunk cabbage
Habitat:Seepage springs and slopes, swamps, and wet floodplain forests. Symplocarpus foetidus is common in a variety of shaded wetlands although it does have a preference for cold seepage areas and mucky soils.
Associated Ecological Communities:**
Growth Habit:Forb/herb
Duration:Perennial
Category:Vascular
Plant Notes:**
Taxonomic Notes:**
Status:Native, OBL (NWI), S5 (State Rank), G5 (Global Rank)
References:**

** Not applicable or data not available.

Classification

Division Magnoliophyta - Flowering Plants
Class Liliopsida
Sub Class Arecidae
Order Arales
FamilyAraceae
Genus Symplocarpus
Species Symplocarpus foetidus (L.) Salisb. ex Nutt. - skunk cabbage

Citation

Citation Symplocarpus foetidus (Linnaeus) Salisbury ex W. P. C. Barton, Veg. Mater. Med. U.S. 1: 123. 1817.
Basionym: Dracontium foetidum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 967. 1753.
Type: **

** Not applicable or data not available.

Source

CountyYearHerbariaNotesSubmission Info
Albany  NYFA_1990    
Albany1992 NYS    
Bronx  NYFA_1990    
Bronx1909 BKL
BKL00034576
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1895 BKL
BKL00034582
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1976 BKL
BKL00034585
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx1989 BKL
BKL00034584
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Bronx2003 BKL
BKL00025616
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Cattaraugus1952 BUF
Herbarium # 58097
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Cattaraugus1943 BUF
Herbarium # 51992
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Cattaraugus  NYFA_1990    
Chautauqua1992 NYS    
Chautauqua1993 NYS    
Chemung  NYFA_1990    
Chemung1880 BUF
Herbarium # 5801
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Columbia1997 BKL
BKL00087675
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Columbia  NYFA_1990    
Delaware  NYFA_1990    
Dutchess1973 CONN    
Dutchess1973 MISS
Accession #: 50008
   
Dutchess1981 BKL
BKL00034587
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Dutchess1996 BKL
BKL00007071
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Erie1975 BUF
Herbarium # 51993
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1888 BUF
Herbarium # 51997
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Erie1938 BUF
Herbarium # 51991
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Fulton2007 NYS
24
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/22/2009 - Donna Vogler
Fulton2007 FMCC
24
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/22/2009 - Donna Vogler
Genesee1944 BUF
Herbarium # 51994
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Genesee1883 BUF
Herbarium # 52000
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Kings1890 BKL
BKL00034586
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1888 BKL
BKL00034603
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1889 BKL
BKL00034601
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Kings1898 BKL
BKL00034593
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Madison1959 CONN    
Madison  NYFA_1990    
Monroe  NYFA_1990    
Montgomery2005 NYS
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
Town of Palatine 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Montgomery2005 FMCC
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
Town of Palatine 8/30/2009 - Connie Tedesco
Nassau1896 BKL
BKL00034589
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Nassau1975 OBPF
Log_num: 8997
   
Nassau2001 BKL
BKL00020028
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
New York1883 BKL
BKL00034580
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Niagara1990 BUF
Herbarium # 69121
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Niagara1898 BUF
Herbarium # 51998
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Onondaga  NYFA_1990    
Orange1990 NYS    
Orange2002 BKL
BKL00021055
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2002 BKL
BKL00021163
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange2003 BKL
BKL00024436
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1990 BKL
BKL00029168
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Orange1991 BKL
BKL00017710
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Oswego1984 RCFS
accession # 10817
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  11/17/2009 - RCFS (Andy Nelson)
Otsego2006 SUCO Town of Unadilla  
Putnam  NYFA_1990    
Putnam2002 BKL
BKL00021219
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam2000 BKL
BKL00012159
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam2000 BKL
BKL00034583
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Putnam1990 BKL
BKL00029169
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1910 BKL
BKL00034591
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens1963 BKL
BKL00034596
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens2008 BKL
BKL00090359
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Queens  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer  NYFA_1990    
Rensselaer1997 NYS    
Richmond  NYFA_1990    
Richmond2007 BKL
BKL00088427
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Richmond2003 BKL
BKL00025796
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1990 NYS    
Rockland1966 BKL
BKL00034578
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Rockland1938 BKL
BKL00034607
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Saratoga  NYFA_1990    
St. Lawrence1915 BKL
BKL00034573
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
St. Lawrence1915 BKL
BKL00034577
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1905 BKL
BKL00034598
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk1936 BKL
BKL00034605
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2003 BKL
BKL00024369
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2011 BKL
BKL00099741
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2006 BKL
BKL00076663
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2002 BKL
BKL00023575
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk2004 BKL
BKL00025885
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Suffolk  NYFA_1990    
Suffolk1973 OBPF
Log_num: 9958
   
Tompkins  NYFA_1990    
Ulster  NYFA_1990    
Warren  NYFA_1990    
Washington  NYFA_1990    
Westchester  NYFA_1990    
Westchester1886 BKL
BKL00099771
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1896 BKL
BKL00034579
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester2006 BKL
BKL00073112
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Westchester1896 BKL
BKL00034581
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  2/8/2012 - BKL (Steve Glenn)
Wyoming1930 BUF
Herbarium # 51996
Herbarium Name Used: Symplocarpus foetidus
  12/18/2009 - BUF (Ed Fuchs)
Wyoming  NYFA_1990    

Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymTypeNotes
Dracontium foetidum Dracontium foetidum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 967. 1753.   
Spathyema foetida Spathyema foetida (Linnaeus) Raf.Dracontium foetidum Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 967. 1753.