Native plant in AR - please identify

camper72July 25, 2006

I was visiting a friend on Greers Ferry last week. She asked for help in identifying a native plant in the forest.

Several plants grew close to each other, 4 - 8 feet tall, large, saucer-like leaves (some as large as 14" across), each independent on a hollow sounding stem. There was no evidence of any blooms. They were in a heavily wooded area.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
autumnmoon(6a/se ks)


    Bookmark   July 29, 2006 at 11:07PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Are the leaves pretty much in the shape of a circle? I think I know what you're talking about.
p.s. I teach at the college in Heber Springs, on the other side of the lake.

    Bookmark   August 29, 2006 at 8:57PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

yes, the are almost complete circles.....

    Bookmark   September 24, 2006 at 3:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Marian_2(Z6 ARKozarks)

Do the leaves encircle the stem? I.E. , perfoliate?

    Bookmark   October 2, 2006 at 2:21PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Merry Christmas!
I hope all my gardening friends have a wonderful Christmas....
Ozarkers locations
I think it is time to start a new thread on where we...
A Sample of My Country-Style Gardening
This combo is all self-seeding annuals: Salvia farinacea;...
Fall Color l0 Days Ago (White now!)
Miscanthus by cellar: One of my very few remaining...
Joplin Globe column for Sunday Feb 8
I keep forgetting to post my column on here. Hope you...
Sponsored Products
Josie Faux Floral Arrangement - WHITE
$400.00 | Horchow
Red Carpet Studios Patriot Metal Chime Spiral Multicolor - 15181
$29.99 | Hayneedle
Cassini Chandelier by Trend Lighting
$3,890.00 | Lumens
Thelma Rustic Plant Cart
$199.99 | Dot & Bo
Petunia Fairy Figurine
$7.99 | zulily
Six-foot Silk Kentia Palm Tree
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™