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Trillium pusillum (Dwarf wakerobin)
Cressler, Alan

Trillium pusillum

Trillium pusillum Michx.

Dwarf Wakerobin, Dwarf Trillium

Liliaceae (Lily Family)


USDA Symbol: TRPU3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Lanceolate , Oblong
Leaf Margin: Undulate
Leaf Apex: Obtuse

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , AR , GA , KY , MD , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-09-24
Research By: SET

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