Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2925

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare (an endemic)

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

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...Moist

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

FLOWER:
Spring
White occasionally maroon
Pedicel 4-12cm long
Flowers below the leaves (sometimes above)
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 (2/8/20):
Trillium species 2   FAMILY Trilliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Amicalola Trillium


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image of Trillium species 2, Amicalola Trillium

Alan Cressler    alc_5695079534_6d01283f33

April    Fannin County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

Stamens much longer than ovary; stigmas pronounced & recoiled, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


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image of Trillium species 2, Amicalola Trillium

Alan Cressler    alc_5695079840_e8529dc7c4

April    Fannin County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

Resembles T. flexipes in ovary characters and floral fragrance, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).