Great White Trillium - Trillium grandiflorum
White petals with a deep pink blush that sometimes comes with age. The flower arises above a whorl of three, leaf-like bracts. Great White Trillium is a spring ephemeral, whose life cycle is synchronized with the forest in which it lives.
Habitat: Forest at Garden in the Woods
''Trillium grandiflorum'' is a species of flowering plant in the family Melanthiaceae. A monocotyledonous, herbaceous perennial, it is native to eastern North America, from northern Quebec to the southern parts of the United States through the Appalachian Mountains into northernmost Georgia and west to Minnesota. It also thrives on Vancouver Island. There are also several disjunctive populations, such as in Nova Scotia and Iowa.