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Red Trillium - Trillium erectum My first trillium of spring!<br />
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Habitat: Growing along the edge of a bog Geotagged,Red trillium,Spring,Trillium erectum,United States,trillium Click/tap to enlarge

Red Trillium - Trillium erectum

My first trillium of spring!

Habitat: Growing along the edge of a bog

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''Trillium erectum'', also known as wake-robin, red trillium, purple trillium, Beth root, or stinking Benjamin, is a species of flowering plant native to the east and north-east of North America. It is a Spring ephemeral, an herbaceous perennial whose life-cycle is synchronised with that of the deciduous forests where it lives.

This plant grows to about 40 cm in height with a spread of 30 cm , and can tolerate extreme cold in winter, surviving temperatures down to −35 °C . Like all.. more

Similar species: Liliales
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Apr 15, 2019. Captured Apr 13, 2019 12:37 in 3280 Franklin Ave, Millbrook, NY 12545, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm