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Plant Details

Trillium recurvatum

Prairie Trillium, Prairie Wake-robin, Toadshade, Bloody Noses

Scientific Name:

Trillium recurvatum

Common Name:

Prairie Trillium, Prairie Wake-robin, Toadshade, Bloody Noses

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Maroon, yellow

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Habitat Description:

Rich soils of coves over calcareous rock. Rare in NC Mountains and Piedmont.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*)

State Status:

SR-P: Significantly Rare: Peripheral (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

The two known NC occurrences (Catawba and Madison counties) appear to be native. Petals maroon or yellow.

Plants

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Plant

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Bloom Close Up

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Trillium recurvatum f. luteum

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Trillium recurvatum f. shayi

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFloras
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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