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Plant Details

Trillium simile

Sweet White Trillium, Jeweled Wake-robin, Confused Trillium

Scientific Name:

Trillium simile

Common Name:

Sweet White Trillium, Jeweled Wake-robin, Confused 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:

March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Mountains

Habitat Description:

Very rich soils of slopes and coves over mafic or calcareous rocks, often also in or near seepage. Rare in NC Mountains.

State Rank:

S2: Imperiled (*)

Global Rank:

G3 - Vulnerable (*)

State Status:

T: Threatened (*)

Federal Status:

No U.S. Status Listed (*)

Notes:

A Southern Appalachian endemic: Blue Ridge of w. NC, nw. SC, e. TN, and n. GA.

Habitat

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Plants

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Bloom

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Bloom Close Up

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

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



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