Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


1542

Forb
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common (uncommon in Mountains, rare in Coastal Plain)

Look for it in bottomland forests, mesic slopes, cove forests, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade shade ...Moist

LEAVES:
Simple
A single terminal whorl of 3 leaves
Petioles 3-12mm long

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Pink/ White turning darker pink with age
Pedicel 1-6cm long
Flowers below the leaves (rarely above)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals

FRUIT:
Summer
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Trillium catesbaei   FAMILY Trilliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium catesbaei   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-03-007:
Trillium catesbaei   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Catesby's Trillium, Rosy Wake-robin, Bashful Trillium, Rose Trillium