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Trillium sulcatum (Furrowed wakerobin)
Cressler, Alan

Trillium sulcatum

Trillium sulcatum Patrick

Furrowed Wakerobin, Furrowed Trillium

Liliaceae (Lily Family)

Synonym(s): Trillium erectum var. sulcatum

USDA Symbol: TRSU7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Obovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Apex: Acuminate
Leaf Base: Attenuate
Fruit Type: Berry
Size Notes: Scape up to about 28 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Red , Pink , Yellow , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: AL , GA , KY , NC , TN , VA , WV

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.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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