Blue Ridge wakerobin

Trillium stamineum

''Trillium stamineum'', the Blue Ridge wakerobin, propeller trillium or red trillium, is a plant in the trillium family, Melanthiaceae native to the southeastern United States. Its natural habitat is calcareous woodlands.
Propeller Trillium - Trillium stamineum The flower petals were so thin and twisted! Definitely propeller-like!

Habitat: Shady forest
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Appearance

''Trillium stamineum'' is a herbaceous plant with whorled, marbled, simple leaves, on short, green stems. It is found in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. The flowers are dark red , borne in spring.

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Taxonomy
KingdomPlantae
DivisionAngiosperms
ClassMonocots
OrderLiliales
FamilyMelanthiaceae
GenusTrillium
SpeciesT. stamineum