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Trillium ovatum

Trillium, Wake robin
Bulbs and bulblike plants


Blooms in early spring; needs some winter chill. Each stem is topped with a whorl of three leaves; a single three-petaled flower appears in the center of the whorl (sometimes on a stalk, sometimes virtually stalkless). Plant in shady, woodsy site. Left undisturbed, plants will gradually increase by rhizomes. Dies to ground in mid- to late summer.

Trillium ovatum

Western native. Resembles T. grandiflorum but has narrower petals; flowers are usually upright and are borne on stalks.

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