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Trillium persistens

Persistent Wakerobin, Persistent Trillium

Scientific Name:

Trillium persistens

Genus:

Trillium

Species Epithet:

persistens

Common Name:

Persistent Wakerobin, Persistent Trillium

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

0-1 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White, Pink, Yellow, Green

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April

Habitat Description:

Acidic forests with hemlocks and heaths. Apr. Endemic to a short stretch of the Tallulah-Tugaloo river system in nw. SC and ne. GA. Petals white to pink. Not present in NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Whorled, Basal

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:

Not Recommended for home landscapes

Federal Status:

E - Endangered (*Key)

Notes:

Humus soils in mixed deciduous-pine woodlands, along stream flats and at edges of Rhododendron thickets, occasionally in open Vaccinium-filled clearings; of conservation concern; 50 m; GA, SC.

Habitat

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Bloom

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Seed Capsule

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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