Painted Trillium Trillium undulatum
Lily Liliaceae family

Leaves are large and barely stalked, growing in a whorl of 3. They are roundish near the stem, widening egg-shaped, then tapering to a point.

Flowers have 3 wavy, white petals, with red veining near the base of each petal. These red stripes fade toward the point of the petal. 3 Sepals are also present, and remain after the flower goes by.

Form/Habitat:Painted trilliums grow in cool, moist woods, and bloom slightly ahead of their relative, the red trillium. 8-20" high. Blooms in May.

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