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Trilliums Species

Thirty-eight trillium species are found in North America. The bulk of trillium diversity is found in the eastern United States.

The following trillium species are featured in Plant of the Week.

Catesby’s Trillium (Trillium catesbaei) Catesby’s Trillium (Trillium catesbaei)

Northern Nodding Trillium (Trillium cernuum). Northern Nodding Trillium (Trillium cernuum)

Little sweet Betsy (Trillium cuneatum) Little Sweet Betsy (Trillium cuneatum)

Decumbent Trillium (Trillium decumbens). Decumbent Trillium (Trillium decumbens)

Mottled Wakerobin (Trillium discolor). Mottled Wakerobin (Trillium discolor)

red trillium, Trillium erectum Red Trillium (Trillium erectum)

Nodding Wakerobin (Trillium flexipes). Nodding Wakerobin (Trillium flexipes)

Stinking Trillium (Trillium foetidissimum). Stinking Trillium (Trillium foetidissimum)

Graceful Trillium (Trillium gracile). Graceful Trillium (Trillium gracile)

Great White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum). Great White Trillium (Trillium grandiflorum)

Lance-leaved Trillium (Trillium lancifolium). Lance-leaved Trillium (Trillium lancifolium)

Louisiana Trillium (Trillium ludovicianum). Louisiana Trillium (Trillium ludovicianum)

Yellow Trillium (Trillium luteum) Yellow Trillium (Trillium luteum)

Spotted Trillium (Trillium maculatum) Spotted Trillium (Trillium maculatum)

Snow Trillium (Trillium nivale). Snow Trillium (Trillium nivale)

Wateree Trillium (Trillium oostingii). Wateree Trillium (Trillium oostingii)

Salmon Mountain wake robin (Trillium ovatum var. oettingeri). Salmon Mountain wake robin (Trillium ovatum var. oettingeri)

Western White Trillium. Western White Trillium (Trillium ovatum var. ovatum)

Persistent Trillium, Trillium persistens. Persistent Trillium (Trillium persistens)

Dwarf Trillium (Trillium pusillum var. pusillum) Dwarf Trillium (Trillium pusillum var. pusillum)

Dwarf Trillium (Trillium pusillum var. virginianum) Virginia Dwarf Trillium (Trillium pusillum var. virginianum)

Prairie Trillium (Trillium recurvatum) Prairie Trillium (Trillium recurvatum)

Relict Trillium (Trillium reliquum) Relict Trillium (Trillium reliquum)

Southern Nodding Trillium (Trillium rugelii). Southern Nodding Trillium (Trillium rugelii)

Toadshade (Trillium sessile). Toadshade (Trillium sessile)

sweet white trillium, Trillium simile. Sweet white trillium (Trillium simile)

Twisted Trillium (Trillium stamineum) Twisted Trillium (Trillium stamineum)

Rainbow Wakerobin (Trillium sulcatum) Rainbow Wakerobin (Trillium sulcatum)

Tennessee Trillium (Trillium tennesseense) Tennessee Trillium (Trillium tennesseense)

Texas Trillium (Trillium pusillum var. texanum) Texas Trillium (Trillium texanum)

Longbract Trillium (Trillium underwoodii) Longbract Trillium (Trillium underwoodii)

Painted Trillium (Trillium undulatum). Painted Trillium (Trillium undulatum)

Vasey's Trillium, Trillium vaseyi. Vasey's Trillium (Trillium vaseyi)

Green Trillium (Trillium viride). Green Trillium (Trillium viride)

Ozark Green Trillium (Trillium viridescens). Ozark Green Trillium (Trillium viridescens)

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