Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3425

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, endemic to the Lookout Mountain region of nw. GA, se. TN & ne. AL

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

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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
Berry

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Trillium species 3   FAMILY Trilliaceae

LESS THAN Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007)
Trillium ludovicianum

(?) Trillium freemanii

 

COMMON NAME:
Lookout Mountain Trillium