trillium grandiflorum

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trillium

Smooth round stem 2 ft tall (60cm) tinged with red, topped with 3 wavy-edged leaves and a 3 petal flower, colored white, red or pink. Whole plant is edible. Young unopened leaves taste like sunflower seeds. Leaves and flower can be used in salads or as tea. Root used as antiseptic, calm spasms, help promote menstruation. Boiled-down root bark used for earache.
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Explore Stillman's woodlands in search of ephemeral beauties such as white trillium, may-apple, Virginia bluebell and jack-in-the-pulpit.
2) White trillium, large-flowered trillium, great white trillium, or white wake-robin (Trillium grandiflorum).
Many botanists speculate that the mostly white flower, often dabbed with minor purplish tingeing on the back of the petals, is transitioning from entirely white to "violet." The Canada violet grows throughout the Mohawk Valley in association with the large white trillium.
The marsh at the mouth of Four Mile Creek is home to fauna such as great blue herons, white tail deer and to flora such as stunning white trillium and greenbrier."
For Canada the listing is: Alberta - Wild Rose; British Columbia - Pacific Dogwood; Manitoba - Prairie Crocus; New Brunswick - Purple Violet; Newfoundland and Labrador - Pitcher Plant; Northwest Territories - Mountain Avens; Nova Scotia - Mayflower; Nunavut - Purple Saxifrage; Ontario - White Trillium; Prince Edward Island - Lady's Slipper, Quebec - Blue Flag; Saskatchewan - Western Red Lily; Yukon - Fireweed.
Work by other scientists demonstrates that for the closely related white trillium (Trillium grandiflorum), browse intensity exceeding 15 percent of reproductive individuals leads to long-term population decline.
There's even the rare pink form of common white Trillium grandiflorum to marvel at.
Join and explore Stillman's woodlands in search of ephemeral beauties such as white trillium, may-apple, Virginia bluebell and jack-in-the-pulpit.
Occasionally, a white-flowered red trillium is found, which should not be mistaken for the larger-flowered white trillium (Trillium grandiflorum), the emblem of our northern neighbor, Ontario.
There are purple trillium with an occasional white flower, white trillium with green petals or green or pink striped petals and those, like yours, with extra petals and leaves.
SEEDS OF SENTIMENT: I'VE planted double cowslips, some more white trilliums, pictured above, to go with the trillium grandiflora I planted on Gardeners' World a few weeks ago.
Proceeds to St David's Hospice SEEDS OF SENTIMENT: I'VE planted double cowslips, some more white trilliums, pictured above, to go with the trillium grandiflora I planted on Gardeners' World a few weeks ago.