Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3409

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon

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

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

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

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Berry

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Trillium underwoodii   FAMILY Liliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Underwood's Trillium


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image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm100313_080

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Petals narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate-obovate, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm100313_084

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

A very conspicuous pale silvery-green streak along leaf midvein, per Weakley's Flora.

image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm100313_092

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Stamens are maroon, per Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia.

image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm100313_093

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Leaves much longer than broad, with a long, evenly tapered, pointed apex, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).

image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm100313_155

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

Leaves drooping, often touching the ground, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm100313_160

March    Gadsden County    FL

Angus Gholson Nature Park

The only erect Trillium w stem less than 2x long as sessile leaves, per Wildflowers of the Eastern United States.

image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_t_underwoodii_2

March        

image of Trillium underwoodii, Underwood's Trillium

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_t_underwoodii_s

March