Trillium cuneatum Raf.
Little Sweet Betsy
Liliaceae (Lily Family)
Synonym(s): Trillium hugeri
USDA Symbol: TRCU
Trillium cuneatum is an ill-scented trillium of southeastern North America with large flowers up to 3 inches (7.5 cm) long and faintly mottled leaves.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Scape up to about 18 inches tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr
DistributionUSA: AL , GA , IL , KY , MS , NC , SC , TN
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From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Texas Discovery Gardens - Dallas, TX
Delaware Nature Society - Hockessin, DE
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
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Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Trillium cuneatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Trillium cuneatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Trillium cuneatum
MetadataRecord Modified: 2023-04-12
Research By: TWC Staff