What is another word for jack-in-the-pulpit?

12 synonyms found


[ d͡ʒˈakɪnðəpˈʌlpɪt], [ d‍ʒˈakɪnðəpˈʌlpɪt], [ dʒ_ˈa_k_ɪ_n_ð_ə_p_ˈʌ_l_p_ɪ_t]

Jack-in-the-pulpit is a unique plant native to North America. This plant is known for its peculiar structure, which resembles a preacher in a pulpit. There are several synonyms for this plant, including Indian turnip and Arisaema triphyllum. Indian turnip refers to the edible tubers of this plant, which were used by Native Americans for food and medicine. Arisaema triphyllum is a scientific name assigned to this plant by botanists. Jack-in-the-pulpit is also called three-leaved Indian turnip, bog onion, or wild turnip. These names reflect the various aspects of this plant's features, location, and uses.

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How to use "Jack-in-the-pulpit" in context?

The jack-in-the-pulpit, also known as dipper, is a tall, spindly, perennial herb in the mustard family. It has a gray (sometimes reddish) stem, deeply furrowed leaves, and crater-like flowers. The flowers are similar to those of wild carrot, but are smaller and have more petals. The Jack in the Pulpit grows naturally in the Allegheny and Appalachian Mountains, but is also found in neo-tropical and subtropical areas.

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