Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2925

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in rich forests, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
A single terminal whorl of 3 leaves
Leaves sessile to subsessile

FLOWER:
Spring
White occasionally maroon
Pedicel 4-12cm long
Flowers below the leaves (sometimes above)
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
3 sepals
3 petals

FRUIT:
Summer
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Liliales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Trillium species 2   FAMILY Trilliaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Amicalola Trillium


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image of Trillium species 2, Amicalola Trillium

Alan Cressler    alc_5695079534_6d01283f33

April    Fannin County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

Resembles T. flexipes in ovary characters and floral fragrance, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).


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image of Trillium species 2, Amicalola Trillium

Alan Cressler    alc_5695079840_e8529dc7c4

April    Fannin County    GA

Chattahoochee National Forest

image of Trillium species 2, Amicalola Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm090425_005

April    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

Resembles T. vaseyi in flower shape and tardy bloom time, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).

image of Trillium species 2, Amicalola Trillium

JK Marlow    jkm090425_006

April    Pickens County    SC

Nine Times Preserve

Stamens much longer than ovary; stigmas pronounced & recoiled, per Trilliums of Georgia. Tipularia (Patrick, 2007).