Flower Of The Day Challenge #6 Cuckoo Pint

Cuckoo Pint is the common or everyday name for the Arum Maculatum found everywhere across England. It was named as such in Nicholas Culpepers’ famous 17th-century herbal, but it is known by many other names too across the world. I often see these from Spring to Summer hidden in hedgerows, though easier to see when the spiky bit in the middle becomes like a poker of red berries.

The Cuckoo Pint

Posted here as part of Cee’s FOTD Challenge




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12 replies

  1. An unusual looking flower

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  2. Wow! What a beauty!
    Beautiful capture.
    Thank you Dr.B

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  3. That is such a wonderful plant. I love green flowers because we don’t see them often 😀

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  4. I’ve never seen or heard of it! Does it get very big?

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