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Large-Flowered Trillium, Great White Trillium, White Trillium - Trillium grandiflorum


Family: Liliaceae - Lily family Genus Common Name: Trillium Native Status: NativeMonocot Perennial Herb
Trillium grandiflorum - Large-Flowered Trillium, Great White Trillium, White Trillium. Trillium grandiflorum is one of the showiest and most common of our eastern Trilliums. It grows to about 2 feet tall, and can be found in large colonies.

Endangered in Maine; Exploitably Vulnerable in New York.

Found in:
AL, CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV

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Trillium grandiflorum

Distribution of Trillium grandiflorum in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2017. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 15 Dec 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: Tray Mountain, White County, Ga Date: 2010-May-01Photographer: Gerald C. Williamson
Nikon D60
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
The wavy white petals, yellow anthers, and green ovary help tell Trillium grandiflorum from some of the other white trilliums.
Trillium grandiflorum

Site: White County, Ga Date: 2010-April-29Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Large-Flowered Trillium has a trumpet shape to the blossom.
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Trillium grandiflorum

Site: White County, Ga Date: 2010-April-29Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D40
Medium green leaves with a sharp tip are typical of Large-Flowered Trillium.
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Trillium grandiflorum

Site: White County, Ga Date: 2010-April-29Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D40
The petals of Trillium grandiflorum may turn pink with age.
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Trillium grandiflorum

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