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Trillium simile Gleason. Subgenus: Trillium. Sweet White Trillium. Phen: (Late Jan-) Mar-early May; Jun-Jul. Hab: Very rich soils of slopes and coves over mafic or calcareous rocks, often also in or near seepage. Dist: A Southern Appalachian endemic: Blue Ridge and uppermost Piedmont of w. NC, nw. SC, e. TN, and n. GA.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Other Comments: Petals white or very rarely maroon.

Synonymy: = FNA26, K1, K3, K4, S, Tn, W, Case & Case (1997), Patrick (1986), Patrick (2007); < Trillium erectum L. var. vaseyi (Harb.) H.E.Ahles – RAB

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