Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Trillium cernuum L. image
Photographer: Ben Russell           

Botanical Illustration

Arthur Meeks

Ben Russell

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Keir Morse

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Liliaceae
Trillium cernuum L.
nodding trillium, whip-poor-will flower
Trillium: Latin tres for three and lilium for lily
cernuum: drooping, nodding
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb
Flower: white, 3-parted, 1 1/2" wide, green sepals and lance-like petals about equal in length, pinkish anthers not more than 1/4" long; solitary usually nodding below the leaves on 1/2"-2" long stalk; blooms May-June
Fruit:dark red, oval berry, up to 1 1/8" wide
Leaf:Widely oval with a pointed tip in 1 whorl of 3 leaves at the top of the stem
Habitat: wet to moderate moisture; woods, forests
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Trillium cernuum L. var. cernuum
Trillium cernuum L. var. macranthum A.J.Eames & Wiegand

         
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