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Perennials, Herb/Forb, Herbaceous Perennial, Native Plant, Wildflower, Herb
Three petaled 1 1/2" -2" long single flower on a nodding peduncle, 3 green sepals, and 6 stamens. Flowers appear mid-late spring; April in North Carolina. Pedicellate flowers often nod beneath the leaves. Flowers are rarely reddish.
6-parted berry-like capsule with seeds dispersed by ants. In North Carolina, the red fruits are available in July.
POISONOUS PARTS: Berries and roots. Only low toxicity if eaten. Toxic Principle: Toxicity unknown, but caution because of its relationship with known toxic plants. (Poisonous Plants of N.C.)
Trillium - Wake Robins