Plant ID forum: What is this plant?

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Aug 26, 2015 7:34 PM CST
Can anyone out there tell me what the name of this plant is? It grew green berries this spring and they are now red.

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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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Aug 26, 2015 7:36 PM CST Admin

Looks like an Amorphophallus.

Voodoo Lily (Amorphophallus konjac)

Aug 26, 2015 7:47 PM CST
Thanks Dave! Looks like that's what it is. Been wondering for awhile now.

Name: Rick R.
Minneapolis, MN, USA zone 4
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Aug 28, 2015 9:33 PM CST
I'm not convinced that that is correct.
Even our own ATP data base doesn't match. Look at the stem color pattern and leaflet arrangement.
Voodoo Lily (Amorphophallus konjac)

Compare Arisaema dracontium
Greendragon (Arisaema dracontium)

If you remember what the flower looked like this past spring, it is a dead give away, also. They are completely different, and one has a terrible odor, while the other has no smell.
Name: Jean
Prairieville, LA (Zone 9a)
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Aug 28, 2015 10:02 PM CST
Welcome to ATP quickdraw.

I tend to agree with Rick on the Arisaema, but not sure which one. Perhaps a look at this link may be helpful in saying for sure.


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