Trillium chloropetalum

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Trillium chloropetalum
Conservation status

Secure (NatureServe)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Melanthiaceae
Genus: Trillium
Species: T. chloropetalum
Binomial name
Trillium chloropetalum
(Torr.) Howell, 1902

Trillium chloropetalum is a spring-flowering perennial plant native to the west and north-west coast of the United States. Common names: Common Trillium, Giant Trillium, Giant Wake Robin, and Sessile Trillium.

Color is variable, often dark red to white. A typical monocot, it has leaves and flowers that are grouped in threes. It is clump-forming and prefers a shady habitat, since its natural habitat is the woodland floor.


  1. ^ "Trillium chloropetalum". NatureServe Explorer. NatureServe. Retrieved 2008-05-02. 

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