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Arisaema dracontium [= Muricauda dracontium]

Green Dragon

Scientific Name:

Arisaema dracontium [= Muricauda dracontium]

Genus:

Arisaema

Species Epithet:

dracontium

Common Name:

Green Dragon

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Araceae (Arum Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

1-3 ft.

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist, Wet

Bloom Time:

May, June

Growing Area:

Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Bottomlands and floodplains, rarely in uplands over mafic rocks.

Leaf Arrangement:

Basal

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Compound

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

No known wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Plant with old Bloom

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Larry Mellichamp

Plant & bloom

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Tom Harville

Leaves

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Bloom

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Tom Harville

Bloom Close Up

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Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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