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Trillium persistens (Persistent wakerobin)
Cressler, Alan

Trillium persistens

Trillium persistens Duncan

Persistent Wakerobin, Persistent Trillium

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: TRPE7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Scape up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr



U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Threatened & Endangered Status

USFWS Species Profile: Q23D
Status: Endangered
Historic Range: U.S.A. (GA, SC)
Critical Habitat: N/A
Special Rules: N/A
This information is derived from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serrvice Environmental Conservation Online System.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Trillium persistens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Trillium persistens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Trillium persistens


Record Modified: 2023-04-12
Research By: SET

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