Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Trillium grandiflorum (Michx.) Salisb. image
Photographer: Paul Drobot           

Botanical Illustration

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Jeff Hapeman

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Matthew L. Wagner

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert W. Freckmann
Family Liliaceae
Trillium grandiflorum (Michx.) Salisb.
big white trillium, great white trillium, large-flowered trillium, snow trillium, white trillium, white wake-robin
Trillium: Latin tres for three and lilium for lily
grandiflorum: large-flowered
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb
Flower: white, 3-parted, 2" wide, petals elliptical with pointed tips, turning pink with age, longer than the green sepals; solitary, taller than the leaves on mostly erect, 2"-3" tall stalk; blooms May-June
Fruit:pale green, round berry, 1/2" wide, with 6 faint angles, no odor, mealy inside
Leaf:oval with a short-pointed tip in 1 whorl of 3 leaves at the top of the stem,
Habitat: partial sun, shade; dry to moderate moisture; woods, forests; in rich, loamy, sandy soil
(Glossary)

More Information Natural Communities Herbarium Specimens
All Trillium list Ethnobotany Information Google- Images or Text

Flora of North America (off site)
Synonyms 
Trillium erythrocarpum Curtis 1805, not Michx. 1803
Trillium rhomboideum Michx. var. grandiflorum Michx.

         
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