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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (10/20/20):
Trillium delicatum   FAMILY Trilliaceae   Go to FSUS key


 

COMMON NAME:
Ocmulgee Trillium, Oaky Woods Trillium


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image of Trillium delicatum, Ocmulgee Trillium, Oaky Woods Trillium

Alan Cressler    alc_trillium_delicatum

March?        

Stems 5-8cm, held at a low angle - thus leaves appear resting on the ground, per Georgia Biodiversity Portal.

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4403

Forb
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Rich, mesic, deciduous forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
A single terminal whorl of 3 leaves

FLOWER:
Spring
Maroon
Flowers are sessile.
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals
6 stamens

FRUIT:
Berry

 

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