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Trillium underwoodii

Underwood's Trillium, Longbract Wake-robin

Scientific Name:

Trillium underwoodii

Genus:

Trillium

Species Epithet:

underwoodii

Common Name:

Underwood's Trillium, Longbract Wake-robin

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow, Green, Purple, Brown

Light:

Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day, Less than 2 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

Feb, March, April

Habitat Description:

Moist forests. Not present in NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Whorled

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Not Assigned

Landscape Value:

Not Assigned

Notes:

Not a native of NC. Per Weakley "The only erect trillium with the stems typically < 2× as long as the leaves (though sometimes elongating later in the season)."

Bud

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Plants

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Bloom Close Up

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Bloom Close Up

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFlorus


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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