Arisarum proboscideum has flowers about 3 cm high, with a dark brown spathe, shading to white in the lower half, and with a very long brown tail extending from the top of the spathe. Reputed to look like mice running into the foliage. Some people have vivid imaginations.
Low mat of leaves and small ‘mouse’ flowers, brown and white with a long tail.
||Early to mid summer|
||woodland, cool shade|
||moist, well drained soil|
||6 - 20 cm|