Trillium nivale Riddell

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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  • Scientific Name

    Trillium nivale Riddell

  • Description

    Species Description - Diminutive; stem 8–15 cm at anthesis; lvs elliptic to lance- ovate or ovate, at anthesis 3–5 cm, acute or usually obtuse, rounded at base to a petiole 5–10 mm; peduncle ± erect, 1–3 cm, recurved in fr; sep lanceolate, much shorter than the pet; pet white (sometimes pinkish at base), elliptic or elliptic-obovate, 2.5–4 cm, obtuse; anthers 7–10 mm, somewhat exceeding the slender filaments; ovary subglobose, roundly 3-lobed. Rich moist woods; w. Pa. and W.Va. to Minn., s. S.D., w. Nebr., and Mo. Mar., Apr.

  • Common Names