Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2923

Forb
Perennial

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

Rare

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LEAVES:
Simple
A single terminal whorl of 3 leaves
Leaves sessile to very short-petiolate

FLOWER:
Spring
White turning pink with age
Pedicel 0.5-2cm long
Flowers above the leaves
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 pusillum +   FAMILY Trilliaceae

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium pusillum +   FAMILY Liliaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 041-03-009:
Trillium pusillum   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Carolina Least Trillium, Virginia Dwarf Trillium