The Reproductive Life-Cycle of Skunk Cabbage … Or the sex talk your parents never gave you

Walking through the woods of Connecticut in late February or early March (depending on the winter), before spring has officially begun, it is not unusual to see colonies of Symplocarpus foetidus, more commonly known as skunk cabbage.

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