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Copyright: Lurdes Melo (CallMeMaria) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1777 W: 155 N: 4808] (24842)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2020-05-18
Categories: Nature
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2020-06-02 9:08
Viewed: 52
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
CALLA It is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant growing in bogs and ponds. The leaves are rounded to heart-shaped, 6–12 cm (2 1⁄4–4 3⁄4 in) long on a 10–20 cm (4–8 in) petiole, and 4–12 cm (1 1⁄2–4 3⁄4 in) broad. The greenish-yellow inflorescence is produced on a spadix about 4–6 cm (1 1⁄2–2 1⁄4 in) long, enclosed in a white spathe. The fruit is a cluster of red berries, each berry containing several seeds.[3][4] The plant is very poisonous when fresh due to its high oxalic acid content, but the rhizome (like that of Caladium, Colocasia, and Arum) is edible after drying, grinding, leaching and boiling. They're finally spreading in my garden and along the stream!

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  • jackal Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 790 W: 26 N: 808] (9654)
  • [2020-06-02 16:14]

a nice low PoV and lighting. I don't know if I would want them in my garden if they are poisonous.

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