Recent Changes for "Jack in the Pulpit" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_PulpitRecent Changes of the page "Jack in the Pulpit" on Davis Wiki.en-us Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2006-07-18 19:53:44JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Jack in the Pulpit<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]<br> - [[BR]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Though not technically a carnivorous plant, many insects meet their maker within the hooded spathe, due to its slippery, steep, inner walls. Attracted into the "pulpit" by a fungus-like odor produced as a lure for pollinators. After fertilization the spathe wilts to reveal a cluster of shiny berries which ripen to bright red in late summer or early fall. Caution: Calcium oxalate crystals present in the entire plant will cause a powerful burning sensation if eaten raw, though there is historical reference to medicinal use of plant preparations. Like many plants with oxalate compounds (for instance chocolate), drying or slow baking will remove the poison although people with kidney stones or kidney problems are generally discouraged from consuming them. Drying the corm yields a food known as "Indian Turnip".<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Though not technically a carnivorous plant, many insects meet their maker within the hooded spathe, due to its slippery, steep, inner walls. Attracted into the "pulpit" by a fungus-like odor produced as a lure for pollinators. After fertilization the spathe wilts to reveal a cluster of shiny berries which ripen to bright red in late summer or early fall. Caution: Calcium oxalate crystals present in the entire plant will cause a powerful burning sensation if eaten raw, though there is historical reference to medicinal use of plant preparations. Like many plants with oxalate compounds (for instance chocolate), drying or slow baking will remove the poison although people with kidney stones or kidney problems are generally discouraged from consuming them. Drying the corm yields a food known as "Indian Turnip". </td> </tr> </table> </div> Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2005-05-31 10:45:39AlphaDogrepl pic <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Jack in the Pulpit<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Thumbnail(flora_jack1.jpg, left, 360, "Jacks displaying various stages of inflourescence and contrasting veins on the leaves.")]]<br> - [[Thumbnail(flora_jack2.jpg, 240)]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(flora_jack1.jpg, "Jacks displaying various stages of inflourescence and contrasting veins on the leaves.", 360, left, thumbnail)]]<br> + [[Image(flora_jack4.jpg, "Once fertilized, Jack's hood wilts to reveal a berry cluster.", 240, thumbnail)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Jack in the Pulpit''' (Arisaema triphyllum) is a herbaceous perennial sometimes divided into three distinct species, A. triphyllum<span>, </span>A. atrorubens<span>, and </span>A. stewardsonii<span>, but many authorities lump them all into </span>A. triphyllum. A member of the arum family like our notable ["Tabatha the Titan"], Jack grows only to about three feet, flowering annually between March and May in this area. As a general rule, arums prefer sub-tropical or tropical moist to wet habitats and are primarily a foliage plant, producing a single inflourescence or "bloom" comprised of a spadix, a fleshy spike bearing hundreds of tiny male and female flowers surrounded by a showy modified leaf bract, or spathe. The spathe is very modest, often displaying a plain green hood over the spadix, — exceptionally flashy Jacks may have deep purple stripes on the spathe. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Jack in the Pulpit''' (<span>''</span>Arisaema triphyllum<span>''</span>) is a herbaceous perennial sometimes divided into three distinct species, <span>''</span>A. triphyllum<span>'', ''</span>A. atrorubens<span>'', and ''</span>A. stewardsonii<span>'', but many authorities lump them all into ''</span>A. triphyllum<span>''</span>. A member of the arum family like our notable ["Tabatha the Titan"], Jack grows only to about three feet, flowering annually between March and May in this area. As a general rule, arums prefer sub-tropical or tropical moist to wet habitats and are primarily a foliage plant, producing a single inflourescence or "bloom" comprised of a spadix, a fleshy spike bearing hundreds of tiny male and female flowers surrounded by a showy modified leaf bract, or spathe. The spathe is very modest, often displaying a plain green hood over the spadix, — exceptionally flashy Jacks may have deep purple stripes on the spathe. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thumbnail</span>(flora_jack3.jpg, <span>right</span>, 240, <span>"The </span>b<span>ulbous ''pulpit'' lures pagan insecta."</span>)]]<br> -<span>&nbsp;Though not technically a carni</span>v<span>orous plant, many insects meet their maker within the hooded spathe, due to its slippery, steep, inner walls. Attracted into the "pulpit"</span> b<span>y a fungus-like odor produced as a lure for pollinators. After fertilization the spathe wilts to reveal a cluster of</span> bright red<span>&nbsp;shiny berries which ripen</span> in late summer or early fall. Caution: Calcium oxalate crystals present in the entire plant will cause a powerful burning sensation if eaten raw, though there is historical reference to medicinal use of plant preparations. Like many plants with oxalate compounds (for instance chocolate), drying or slow baking will remove the poison although people with kidney stones or kidney problems are generally discouraged from consuming them. <span>&nbsp;</span>D<span>oing so to the corm of the Jack in the Pulpit results in a food item</span> known as "Indian Turnip". </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>Image</span>(flora_jack3.jpg, <span>"The bulbous ''pulpit'' lures pagan insecta."</span>, 240, <span>right, thum</span>b<span>nail</span>)]]<br> <span>+ Though not technically a carnivorous plant, many insects meet their maker within the hooded spathe, due to its slippery, steep, inner walls. Attracted into the "pulpit" by a fungus</span>-<span>like odor produced as a lure for pollinators. After fertilization the spathe wilts to re</span>v<span>eal a cluster of shiny</span> b<span>erries which ripen to</span> bright red in late summer or early fall. Caution: Calcium oxalate crystals present in the entire plant will cause a powerful burning sensation if eaten raw, though there is historical reference to medicinal use of plant preparations. Like many plants with oxalate compounds (for instance chocolate), drying or slow baking will remove the poison although people with kidney stones or kidney problems are generally discouraged from consuming them. D<span>rying the corm yields a food</span> known as "Indian Turnip". </td> </tr> </table> </div> Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2005-05-31 10:40:43AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit?action=Files&do=view&target=flora_jack4.jpg">flora_jack4.jpg</a>.Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2005-04-08 11:56:07JabberWokkyBake the corm for Indian Turnip. Mmmmm. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Jack in the Pulpit<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Though not technically a carnivorous plant, many insects meet their maker within the hooded spathe, due to its slippery, steep, inner walls. Attracted into the "pulpit" by a fungus-like odor produced as a lure for pollinators. After fertilization the spathe wilts to reveal a cluster of bright red shiny berries which ripen in late summer or early fall. Caution: Calcium oxalate crystals present in the entire plant will cause a powerful burning sensation if eaten raw, though there is historical reference to medicinal use of plant preparations.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Though not technically a carnivorous plant, many insects meet their maker within the hooded spathe, due to its slippery, steep, inner walls. Attracted into the "pulpit" by a fungus-like odor produced as a lure for pollinators. After fertilization the spathe wilts to reveal a cluster of bright red shiny berries which ripen in late summer or early fall. Caution: Calcium oxalate crystals present in the entire plant will cause a powerful burning sensation if eaten raw, though there is historical reference to medicinal use of plant preparations. Like many plants with oxalate compounds (for instance chocolate), drying or slow baking will remove the poison although people with kidney stones or kidney problems are generally discouraged from consuming them. Doing so to the corm of the Jack in the Pulpit results in a food item known as "Indian Turnip". </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2005-03-28 11:42:27AlphaDog+pics <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Jack in the Pulpit<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(flora_jack1.jpg, left, 360, "Jacks displaying various stages of inflourescence and contrasting veins on the leaves.")]]<br> + [[Thumbnail(flora_jack2.jpg, 240)]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(flora_jack3.jpg, right, 240, "The bulbous ''pulpit'' lures pagan insecta.")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2005-03-28 11:37:34AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit?action=Files&do=view&target=flora_jack3.jpg">flora_jack3.jpg</a>.Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2005-03-28 11:37:10AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit?action=Files&do=view&target=flora_jack1.jpg">flora_jack1.jpg</a>.Jack in the Pulpithttp://daviswiki.org/Jack_in_the_Pulpit2005-03-24 16:38:22AlphaDog <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Jack in the Pulpit<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Jack in the Pulpit''' (Arisaema triphyllum) is a herbaceous perennial sometimes divided into three distinct species, A. triphyllum, A. atrorubens, and A. stewardsonii, but many authorities lump them all into A. triphyllum. A member of the arum family like our notable ["Tabatha the Titan"], Jack grows only to about three feet, flowering annually between March and May in this area. As a general rule, arums prefer sub-tropical or tropical moist to wet habitats and are primarily a foliage plant, producing a single inflourescence or "bloom" comprised of a spadix, a fleshy spike bearing hundreds of tiny male and female flowers surrounded by a showy modified leaf bract, or spathe. The spathe is very modest, often displaying a plain green hood over the spadix, — exceptionally flashy Jacks may have deep purple stripes on the spathe.<br> + <br> + Though not technically a carnivorous plant, many insects meet their maker within the hooded spathe, due to its slippery, steep, inner walls. Attracted into the "pulpit" by a fungus-like odor produced as a lure for pollinators. After fertilization the spathe wilts to reveal a cluster of bright red shiny berries which ripen in late summer or early fall. Caution: Calcium oxalate crystals present in the entire plant will cause a powerful burning sensation if eaten raw, though there is historical reference to medicinal use of plant preparations.<br> + <br> + For a list of other plants found growing in Davis, please visit our ["Town Flora"] page where you can also find a listing of more arums.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>