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Trailing Trillium - Trillium decumbens

Family: Liliaceae - Lily family Genus Common Name: Trillium Native Status: Native
Trillium decumbens - Trailing Trillium. Trailing trillium is characterized by carrying its three leaves close to the ground. It has a lovely deep red blossom, starting to bloom in mid-March.

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Trillium decumbens

Distribution of Trillium decumbens 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, 20 Jan 2018). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2009-March-18Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D60
1/125f/5.6 ISO100
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 55-200mm 4-5.6G ED
200mm (300 equiv) Flash: Yes
Beautiful Trailing Trillium surrounded by Spring Beauties.
Trillium decumbens

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2008-March-26Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D40f/5.6 ISO400
Trailing Trillium is one of the longer-lasting wildflowers at The Pocket, starting to bloom in mid-March, and blooming on through April.
Trillium decumbens

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