Simple Definition of skunk cabbage
: a North American plant that grows in wet, shady areas and that produces a strong odor
Full Definition of skunk cabbage
: either of two North American perennial herbs of the arum family that occur in shaded wet to swampy areas and have a fetid odor suggestive of a skunk:a : one (Symplocarpus foetidus) of eastern North America that sends up in spring a cowl-shaped brownish-purple spatheb : one (Lysichiton americanus) chiefly of the Pacific coast region that has a large yellow spathe
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