Definition of 'skunk cabbage'
- deciduous perennial low-growing fetid swamp plant of eastern North America having minute flowers enclosed in a mottled greenish or purple cowl-shaped spathe
Synonyms: polecat weed foetid pothos Symplocarpus foetidus
- clump-forming deciduous perennial swamp plant of western North America similar to Symplocarpus foetidus but having a yellow spathe
Synonyms: Lysichiton americanum