Trillium flexipes Raf.
White Trillium, White Wake Robin, Drooping Trillium
Family - Liliaceae
Stems - No info yet.
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Close-up of pistil and stamens.
Flowering - April - May.
Habitat - Mesic bottomland forests, mesic upland forests along streams, bottoms, ravines.
Origin - Native to U.S.
Other info. - This attractive species can be found in a handful of eastern Missouri counties. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its big, rhombic leaves and nodding white flowers. This is the largest species of Trillium in Missouri.
Photographs taken at Earthquake Hollow Conservation Area, Callaway County, MO., 4-22-04.