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Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum)

Question: How about this one? I saw it on a hike this past weekend and I had learned it, but couldn't remember what it was until a friend helped me. Do you know this one?

Answer: From our friend Christina Keibler "That would be a Jack in the Pulpit (Arisaema triphyllum): my favorite plant of all time! It's a beautiful, subtle plant. The roots are edible but only after thoroughly drying or cooking due to the presenc...e of calcium oxylate crystals. But it's not a common plant at all, and is better left to nature unless you're starving to death. And even then it probably won't save you unless you find a ton of them, which you won't."

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