Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Trillium recurvatum Beck image
Photographer: Paul Drobot           

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Paul Drobot

Robert Bierman
Family Liliaceae
Trillium recurvatum Beck
bloody butcher, bloody noses, prairie trillium, red trillium, reflexed trillium, toadshade
Trillium: Latin tres for three and lilium for lily
recurvatum: recurved
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Status: Native
Plant: erect, perennial, 8"-16" tall forb, with an unpleasant odor
Flower: purple, 3-parted, 1" wide, petals slightly longer than the green sepals; solitary, not stalked, usually erect; blooms April-May
Fruit:green to white with purple areas, 1/4" oval berry, no odor, 6-angled, almost winged, pulpy inside
Leaf:1 whorl of 3, usually mottled leaves at the top of the stem on a distinct, 1/2"-1" long stalk
Habitat: moderate moisture; prairies, woods
(Glossary)

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