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Red Trillium - Trillium erectum Purple-red flowers have 3 petals that are above whorls of pointed triple leaves. The petals have a foul smell, which attracts carrion flies (and other insects) that act as pollinators.<br />
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Habitat: Wooded wetland<br />
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Habitat: Wooded wetland<br />
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Red Trillium - Trillium erectum

Purple-red flowers have 3 petals that are above whorls of pointed triple leaves. The petals have a foul smell, which attracts carrion flies (and other insects) that act as pollinators.

Habitat: Wooded wetland

Red Trillium - Trillium erectum Purple-red flowers have 3 petals that are above whorls of pointed triple leaves. The petals have a foul smell, which attracts carrion flies (and other insects) that act as pollinators.<br />
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Habitat: Wooded wetland<br />
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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.

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

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Uploaded May 28, 2019. Captured Apr 25, 2019 13:59 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.5
  • 1/332s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm