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Trillium flexipes Rafinesque. Subgenus: Trillium. Bent White Trillium. Phen: Apr. Hab: Moist coves over mafic or calcareous rocks. Dist: E. PA, s. ON and s. MN south to w. NC, nw. GA, n. AL, ne. MS (Tishomingo County), mostly west of the Blue Ridge, but scattered in the Blue Ridge of NC, and disjunct east of the Blue Ridge in DE, PA, and MD.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Other Comments: Petals white or maroon.

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, FNA26, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NY, Pa, Tn, Va, W, Case & Case (1997), Floden & Knapp (2023), Patrick (1986), Patrick (2007); = Trillium declinatum (A.Gray) Gleason – S, misapplied; = Trillium erectum L. var. declinatum – WV; = Trillium gleasoni Fernald – G, Tat; < Trillium erectum L. var. vaseyi (Harb.) H.E.Ahles – RAB

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily ?: 1

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
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