Looks like an Arum seed head.
Your native would be "Jack in the Pulpit"?
Don't know if that goes red like that.
Arum italicum looks JUST like your photo, but it isn't native.
Get a field guide, and look for the Araceae.
Zippy the Pinhead wrote:
> I found this in the woods near my home in Central Ohio. The leaves are gone
> and the heavy berries had the plant laying on its side. What is it? Is it
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