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Plant Details

Trillium sessile

Sessile Trillium, Toad Trillium, Sessile Toadshade

Scientific Name:

Trillium sessile

Common Name:

Sessile Trillium, Toad Trillium, Sessile Toadshade

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Type:

Herb/Wildflower

Bloom Color(s):

Maroon

Size in Feet:

1

Light:

Shade

Soil Moisture:

Mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

March - April

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Rich forests, in NC limited to very rich soils of natural levees and lower slopes along the Roanoke River. Rare in NC Coastal Plain.

State Rank:

S1: Critically imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure, G5 - Secure (*)

State Status:

T: Threatened (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

NC Natural Heritage Program Global Rank G4G5.

Habitat

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Mark Rose

Plants

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Mark Rose

Bloom

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Mark Rose

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

Flora of North America
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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