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Plant Details

Trillium flexipes

Bent Trillium, Bent White Trillium, Declined Trillium

Scientific Name:

Trillium flexipes

Common Name:

Bent Trillium, Bent White Trillium, Declined Trillium

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

White

Size in Feet:

<1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

Apr

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Moist coves over mafic or calcareous rocks.mostly west of the Blue Ridge, but scattered in the Blue Ridge of NC, and disjunct east of the Blue Ridge in DE, PA, and MD. Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*)

State Status:

SC-H: Special Concern: Historical (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Buds

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Plant

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Plants

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Bloom

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Bloom Close up

Apr 2007

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Bloom Close Up

Same root as above, Apr 2009

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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