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Plant Details

Trillium luteum

Yellow Trillium, Yellow Toadshade, Wax Trillium, Lemon-scented Trillium

Scientific Name:

Trillium luteum

Common Name:

Yellow Trillium, Yellow Toadshade, Wax Trillium, Lemon-scented Trillium

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Mar - June

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Moist coves over mafic or calcareous rocks, locally abundant in the vicinity of the Great Smokies. Uncommon in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

No NC Rank Listed (*)

Global Rank:

No Global Rank listed (*)

State Status:

No NC Status Listed (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Unusual Dark Foliage with Bud

Early Spring

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Bloom on the above Plant

Taken a few weeks later and note the loss of the dark coloring

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Plants

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Bloom

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Bloom

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Bloom

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Bloom

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Bloom

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Seed Capsule

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

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