Trillium chloropetalum

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Trillium chloropetalum

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 California species of spring-flowering perennial plants.[2] Common names: Common Trillium, Giant Trillium, Giant Wake Robin, 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.[3][4]

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.[5]

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


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