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Trillium recurvatum (Prairie trillium)
Cressler, Alan

Trillium recurvatum

Trillium recurvatum Beck

Prairie trillium, Prairie wake-robin, Bloody butcher

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: TRRE5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

Trillium recurvatum has erect, clawed, maroon petals, drooping sepals, and mottled leaves.

 

From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Lanceolate , Ovate
Leaf Apex: Acuminate

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MI , MO , MS , NC , OH , OK , PA , TN , TX , WI

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU UPL FACU FACU
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 recurvatum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Trillium recurvatum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Trillium recurvatum

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-10-30
Research By: SET

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