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Red Trillium
Latin name: Trillium Erectum
Member of the Lily family (Liliaceae)

Also known as Purple Trillium or Wakerobin. The leaves, sepals, and petals are in 3's. The ill-scented red flower is on a short stalk. It is occasionally pink, salmon, greenish, white, etc. (see photo below). It grows to a height of 7 to 16 inches. It is found in rich woods. It blooms between April and June.

Source:
"A Field Guide to Wildflowers, Northeastern and North-central North America" by Roger Tory Peterson and Margaret McKenny

Photos taken near Boozy Creek


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