Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales
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The Georgia Biodiversity Portal provides additional information about Ocmulgee Trillium and other rare species.
SYNONYMOUS WITH Floristic Synthesis of North America. BONAP (Kartesz, 2021)
Ocmulgee Trillium, Oaky Woods Trillium
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Alan Cressler alc_trillium_delicatum
Stems 5-8cm, held at a low angle - thus leaves appear resting on the ground, per Georgia Biodiversity Portal.
Habitat: Rich, mesic, deciduous forests, per Weakley's Flora
Native to Georgia
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A single terminal whorl of 3 leaves
Flowers are sessile.
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
If a search such as "Carex leptalea var. leptalea" doesn't deliver the results you want, try "Carex leptalea".
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