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
Learn More about skunk cabbage
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about skunk cabbage
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up skunk cabbage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).