OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium sessile   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Sessile Trillium, Sessile Toadshade, Toad Trillium


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_trse2_001_lvd

        

 

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium sessile   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2807

Forb
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Rare

Habitat: Rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

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

FLOWER:
Spring
Maroon or green
Flowers are sessile.
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Dark green
Berry

 

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