FOY Trillium

FOY Trillium

Postby Russ Emmons » Mon Apr 27, 2015 12:39 am

We found this single lonely Red Trillium plant Saturday in the same area where the very rare "Painted Trillium" is also regularly found. (Painted Trilliums are one of, if not the rarest of Trilliums and found only in Michigan in one of few areas--this being one.) :W

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Red Trillium St. Clair county.
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Re: FOY Trillium

Postby MikeW » Tue Apr 28, 2015 12:01 am

Nice shot Russ! I guess 'maybe' spring is actually going to happen this year. Ol man winter sure does not seem to want to let go.
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Re: FOY Trillium

Postby Dale » Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:28 pm

Russ, nice to know the "reds" are coming in to bloom. The Painted will not be far behind.
Thanks for sharing the nice photo.

Just one point if I may, Painted Trillium are not uncommon in some southern states, namely
Eastern Tennessee, North Carolina and East. They are rare in Michigan as you stated, being only
found in St. Clair Co. . I would say they are one of two very rare trillium in Michigan,
the other being Snow Trillium (Trillium nivale).

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Re: FOY Trillium

Postby SandyLee » Mon May 04, 2015 12:21 pm

SO beautiful Russ! Would LOVE to see one of these!
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