You heard that right. These incredibly mild winter days have not only brought the people out but also the shoots of skunk cabbage!
This plant is commonly the first 'wildflower' to emerge - growing through snow and ice due to its chemical process which warms it to 15* C - these aren't usually found before February.
We'll keep track of these interesting (but smelly when crushed) plants as they go through their stages.
Since 2015 we have been exploring and sharing all the amazing things we’ve found in nature.
Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who is most often found out in the woods.