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Plant Details

Trillium catesbaei

Catesby's Trillium, Bashful Wakerobin, Bashful Trillium,

Scientific Name:

Trillium catesbaei

Genus:

Trillium

Species Epithet:

catesbaei

Common Name:

Catesby's Trillium, Bashful Wakerobin, Bashful Trillium,

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Pink

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April, May, June

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Bottomland forests, mesic slopes, cove forests. Uncommon in NC Mountains, common in Piedmont, rare in Coastal Plain and Sandhills.

Leaf Arrangement:

Whorled

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S4: Apparently secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure (*Key)

State Status:

Exploited (*Key)

Notes:

NC natural Heritage Program lists as exploited, S4G4

Habitat

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Blooming Plants

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Bloom

Dark Pink

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Bloom

Pink

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Bloom

Pink

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Bloom

Light Pink

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Bloom

White

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Back of Bloom

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras
Southeastern Flora
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
NC State Extension


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