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Trillium ovatum

Wake Robin
Liliaceae
Bulbs and bulblike plants

TRILLIUM

Bloom in early spring; need 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 a shady, woodsy site. Left undisturbed, plants will gradually increase by rhizomes. Dies to the ground in mid- to late summer. Specialists in native plants offer many species.

Trillium ovatum

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

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