Trillium sulcatum

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Trillium sulcatum
Trillium sulcatum.jpg

Apparently Secure (NatureServe)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Liliales
Family: Melanthiaceae
Genus: Trillium
Species: T. sulcatum
Binomial name
Trillium sulcatum
T.S.Patrick, 1984

Trillium sulcatum, the furrowed wakerobin,[2] southern red trillium or Barksdale trillium, is a perennial wildflower which blooms in April and May. In is native to southern Appalachian Mountains and nearby areas from West Virginia to Alabama.[3][4]

Trillium sulcatum bears its dark reddish flowers on stems above the pedicellate leaves, with recurved (bent backwards) petals. The berry is also red. It is native to southern Appalachian Mountains and nearby areas from West Virginia to Alabama.[5][6]

References[edit]

External links[edit]