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Toadshade Trillium - Trillium sessile


Family: Liliaceae - Lily family Genus Common Name: Trillium Native Status: Native
Trillium sessile - Toadshade Trillium. aka Little Sweet Betsy. One of the sessile trilliums, which have the "toadshade" designation. T. sessile is shorter, has smaller leaves, and a smaller blossom than T. cuneatum, which is easily and frequently confused with T. sessile.

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Trillium sessile

Distribution of Trillium sessile 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, 16 Aug 2017). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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aka Little Sweet Betsy. One of the sessile trilliums, which have the Toadshade designation. T. sessile is shorter, has smaller leaves, and a smaller blossom than T. cuneatum, which is easily and frequently confused with T. sessile.
Trillium sessile

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