Arisaema dracontium
green dragon

Arisaema dracontium
Arisaema dracontium
Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth.
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Arisaema dracontium (L.) Schott.
Common name: green dragon
Group: monocot
Family: Araceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: 1 - 4''
Foliage: 5-15 pointed segments, 1-4'
Flower: 4-8" spadix which far exceeds the narrow pointed spathe.
Flowering time: late May to early June
Habitat: meadows and low woodlands
Range in New Jersey: northern counties, rare in the upper part of the Middle district near the Delaware and in the lower Cape May peninsula.
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a