Trillium recurvatum Beck. Subgenus: Sessilia. Phen: Mar-May. Hab: Rich soils over calcareous or mafic rocks. Dist: W. OH west to s. MI, s. WI, and e. IA, south to c. TN, c. AL, c. MS, n. LA, and e. TX; disjunct in the Cumberland Plateau of e. TN, e. KY, and the Blue Ridge and w. Piedmont of NC. The two known NC occurrences (Catawba and Madison counties) appear to be native.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: Petals maroon or yellow.
Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA26, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NE, NY, Pa, S, Tn, Tx, Case & Case (1997), Freeman (1975), Patrick (1986); = n/a – RAB