Known As:  Green Dragon, Jack-In-The-Pulpit, Indian Turnip
Latin Name: Arisaema triphyllum
Description: Grows up to 2 feet high from a tuberous root.  Large leaves with three parts, smooth edges and net-veined.  Each plant has one flower beneath the leaves on a short stalk.  The flower (or jack) is a fleshy green spike (Spadix) with a number if inconspicuous flowers on it.  The flower is enclosed by a modified leaf called a spathe (which is also known as the Pulpit) which may be red or reddish-violet.  In late summer, the spathe falls away and the plant has a cluster of bright red berries.
Poisonous Parts:  Bulbs, stems, possibly leaves.  Low toxicity.
Symptoms:  Oral, pharyngeal and esophogal irritant.  Salivation and edema (swelling).  Dermatitis.
Treatment: Contact your veterinarian.