Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Trillium nivale Riddell image
Photographer: Matt Welter           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Eric J. Epstein

Kitty Kohout

Kitty Kohout

Matt Welter
Family Liliaceae
Trillium nivale Riddell
dwarf white trillium, dwarf white wake-robin, snow trillium
Trillium: Latin tres for three and lilium for lily
nivale: of the snow
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Status: Threatened
Plant: erect, perennial, 3"-6" tall forb
Flower: white, 3-parted, 1" wide, petals sometimes pinkish at the base, elliptical with a blunt tip and much longer than the green sepals; flower solitary on 1/2"- 1 1/8" tall stalk; blooms March-April
Fruit:greenish/white, round to oval, 1/4" berry, pulpy inside
Leaf:rounded to the stalked base, tip usually not pointed, in 1 whorl of 3 leaves at the top of the stem
Habitat: moderate moisture to moist; woods; in limy, rich soil
(Glossary)

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