OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Trillium cernuum   FAMILY Trilliaceae   Go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium cernuum   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-03-005?:
Trillium cernuum   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Trillium cernuum

 

COMMON NAME:
Northern Nodding Trillium


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image of Trillium cernuum, Northern Nodding Trillium

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_trce_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Trillium cernuum   FAMILY Trilliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium cernuum   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 041-03-005?:
Trillium cernuum   FAMILY Liliaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Trillium cernuum

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1543

Forb
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Rare

Habitat: Moist rich woods, seepage edges, damp forests with Fraxinus nigra and Ulmus americana, on mafic or calcareous substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
A single terminal whorl of 3 leaves
Leaves sessile to subsessile

FLOWER:
Spring
White (rarely pink, maroon, or green)
Pedicel 1.5-3cm long
Flowers below the leaves
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals

FRUIT:
Summer
Dark red
Berry

 

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