Calflora
Taxon  Report   5255    
Lysichiton americanus  Hultén & H. St. John
American skunkcabbage,  Yellow skunk cabbage
Lysichiton americanus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: ARACEAE  
Genus: Lysichiton
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Lysichiton camtschatcensis
ICPN: Lysichiton americanum
More information about  Lysichiton americanus
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (LYAM3)


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 22, 2019).