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A common and poisonous plant of woodland edges and hedgerows.


Common Name Lords-and-Ladies
Alternative Name(s) Wild Arum; Cuckoopint
Scientific Name Arum maculatum
Species Group Complex Flowers
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Arum family - Araceae
Status Common
Flower Colour Group Brown
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
Preferred Environment
Look for Distinctive sheath around the flower spike and then red berries later
Additional Identification Notes
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Complex Flowers