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Trillium viride

Green Trillium, Wood Wake-robin

Scientific Name:

Trillium viride

Genus:

Trillium

Species Epithet:

viride

Common Name:

Green Trillium, Wood Wake-robin

Plant Type

Herb/Wildflower

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Trilliaceae (Trillium Family)

Native/Alien:

US Native

Size:

0-1 ft., 1-3 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

Yellow, Green

Light:

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

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

April, May

Habitat Description:

Rich woods, bluffs, rocky hillsides (Case & Case 1997). 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:

Has some wildlife value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

Notes:

Native to areas "adjacent to the Missouri River in northeast-central Missouri and the corresponding region of southern Illinois" (Case & Case 1997). USDA shows only in NY, IL, KY, MO.

Bloom

image

Tom Harville

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

eFlorus


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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