Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2918

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon (rare in Piedmont & Coastal Plain)

Look for it in moist forests, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

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

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Dark purple
Berry

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium decumbens   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Decumbent Trillium, Trailing Trillium