FOR SURE SIGN OF SPRING

dscn7853-3 Skunk Cabbage is the first sign of spring in wetlands.
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Sometimes the plants emerge right out of snow and ice
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Skunk Cabbage gets its name from the strong odor which is emitted from the center of the plant.
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By May Skunk Cabbage consists of large green leaves which after  a few weeks turns to black and the plant cycle is over until the next spring.
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2 Comments

  1. I’m not ready for Spring…we haven’t had a good winter yet…bring on the snow and freezing temps, to exclude the bugs that lurk to cause harmful health issues. But again…amazing food for thought photography!!!

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