Tag Archives: Skunk Cabbage

05.05.2021-2 Wordless Wednesday- Skunk Cabbage Edition

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04.02.2021 A little more skunk seepage

Another shot from the Quabbin Park seep as the skunk cabbage buds start to swell.

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03.23.2021 A skunk in a seep

Besides the leaves under glass this seep also hosts skunk cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus which I visit most years at this time. For those unfamiliar, these are the flower buds which precede leafing out and create their own heat so are often … Continue reading

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02.27.2020 The Aforementioned Skunk Cabbages

About time they showed up after being mentioned for a few days. Skunk Cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus, with a variety of other names such as Polecat Weed, is found in wet areas such as the seep located along the road in Quabbin … Continue reading

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01.05.2019 Harbinger

But what is being harbinged? Skunk Cabbage-Symplocarpus foetidus is an early adopter of spring so one might think it indicates the arrival of that season.  But this was on January 2nd.  Just a wee bit early for anything to be … Continue reading

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03.02.2015 Skunked

I hit the road this morning under overcast skies hoping to see a nicely frosted landscape somewhere.  As I traveled the sun came out and there were breaks in the clouds showing bits of blue sky here and there.  The … Continue reading

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