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Jul 5, 2015 2:57 PM CST

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Saw this rather curious plant all around the campground. It reminds me of some kind of tropical plant...

Taken at Little Boulder Campground outside of Deary, Latah County, Idaho.
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Jul 5, 2015 6:19 PM CST
Name: Niki
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Looks like skunk cabbage to me.
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Jul 5, 2015 7:00 PM CST
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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It looks like Veratrum, possibly Veratrum viride ..

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

http://www.wnps.org/plants/ver...
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Jul 5, 2015 8:04 PM CST
Name: Sandy B.
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Possibly some type of lady slipper orchid (Cypripedium) ?
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Jul 5, 2015 9:18 PM CST
Name: greene
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I instantly thought of the Ladyslipper also.

My favorite places to camp are those built by the The US Army Corps of Engineers; Cypripedium fasciculatum is listed as a plant at one of their other projects in Idaho.
http://www.nww.usace.army.mil/...

But your's looks more 'stripey'; maybe Cypripedium calceolus?

Edit to add a back-up guess: Veratrum viride
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Jul 5, 2015 9:23 PM CST
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Janet had it right the first time, it's Green False Hellebore (Veratrum viride)
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Jul 5, 2015 9:28 PM CST

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Map for Veratrum californicum I tip my hat to you.
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