Scape. - Slender, elongated. Leaves. - Long-stalked, oblong, floating. Flowers. - Small, yellow, crowded over the narrow spike or spadix.
When we go to the bogs in May to hunt for the purple flower of the pitcher-plant we are likely to chance upon the well-named golden-club. This curious-looking club-shaped object, which is found along the borders of ponds, indicates its relationship to the jack-in-the-pulpit, and still more to the calla-lily, but unlike them its tiny flowers are shielded by no protecting spathe.
Kalm tells us in his "Travels," "that the Indians called the plant Taw-Kee, and used its dried seeds as food."