Trillium chloropetalum

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Trillium chloropetalum

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

Trillium chloropetalum is a California species of spring-flowering perennial plants.[2] Common names: giant wakerobin,[3] common trillium, giant trillium, and sessile trillium. It is found in the Coast Ranges and in the Sierra Nevada foothills from Siskiyou County to Santa Barbara and Madera Counties.[4][5]

Color is variable, often dark red to white. 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.[6]

  • Trillium chloropetalum var. chloropetalum
  • Trillium chloropetalum var. giganteum (Hook. & Arn.) Munz


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