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Plant Details

Trillium rugelii

Nodding Trillium

Scientific Name:

Trillium rugelii

Common Name:

Nodding Trillium

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

April - May

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Bloom

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Black Mountain, 23 April 2007
© MB Baumeister

Closeup of Bloom

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Blooming Plant

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Black Mountain, 5 May 2007
© MB Baumeister

Bloom

Note how the stamen are shorter than the pistil.

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Seed Capsule

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Probable T. rugelii X T. vaseyi

Both parents are close by and note the long stamen and dark ovary

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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