Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Trillium flexipes Raf. image
Photographer: Merel R. Black           

Derek Anderson

Kenneth J. Sytsma

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot
Family Liliaceae
Trillium flexipes Raf.
bent trillium, declined trillium, nodding wake-robin
Trillium: Latin tres for three and lilium for lily
flexipes: flexible
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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, yellowish anthers usually more than 1/4"; solitary, usually held above the leaves at an angle on a 1/2"-4 1/2" long stalk; blooms April-May
Fruit:red to purplish berry up to 1 1/8" long, oval with pyramid-shaped top and prominent angles, odor of ripe fruit
Leaf:1 whorl of 3 leaves at the top of the stem, at least as wide as long and with a short pointed tip
Habitat: wet to moderate moisture; woods, forests; in limy soil
(Glossary)

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Synonyms 
Trillium declinatum Gleason
Trillium erectum L. var. blandum Jennison
Trillium erectum L. var. declinatum A.Gray
Trillium gleasoni Fernald

         
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