Trillium recurvatum

Common name: Prairie Trillium

Native plant

The most common species of Trillium found in the area, it seems to tolerate a wider range of habitat. Though maroon flowers are simple and the spotted leaves are a collection of different greens, it is still a striking spring flower. It tends to make small colonies of tightly packed plants. I have seen spring migrants visit the flowers to collect the insects that it attracts.

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Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Dry Mesic, Mesic, Moist Mesic

Light exposure

Partial Sun, Shade

Bloom period

Spring

Environment

Requires Protected Site

Growth form

Colonizing

General information

Mature height
10 Inches
Mature width
8 Inches
Max height
1 Feet
Max width
1 Feet
Growth rate
Slow
Flower color
Maroon

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