OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Trillium persistens   FAMILY Trilliaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium persistens   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007)
Trillium persistens

 

COMMON NAME:
Persistent Trillium, Edna's Trillium


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Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtper_1

March-April?        

Leaves evenly tapered to a sharp point, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).

image of Trillium persistens, Persistent Trillium, Edna's Trillium

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtper_11

March-April?        

Flowers weakly trumpet-shaped to merely gaping, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).

image of Trillium persistens, Persistent Trillium, Edna's Trillium

Patrick D. McMillan    pdmtper_4

March-April?        

Sepals weakly divergent, 11-22mm x 5-6mm, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Trillium persistens   FAMILY Trilliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium persistens   FAMILY Liliaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007)
Trillium persistens

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

1552

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Rare, endemic to a portion of Tallulah-Tugaloo river system in nw. SC & ne. GA

Habitat: Acidic forests with hemlocks and heaths, per Weakley's Flora

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

FLOWER:
Spring
White turning pink with age
Flowers have pedicels.
Flowers above the leaves
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Berry

 

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