Trillium erectum L.Liliaceae

common name synonyms: birthroot, purple trillium, red benjamin, stinking benjamin, wakerobin, red trillium

scientific name synonyms: var. album Pursh, var. flavum Torr.

subclass: Monocotyledoneae

superorder: Liliidae

order: Liliales

growth form: herb

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America

notes: variants common in cultivation: var. album,forma albiflorum, forma luteum; grown by Collinson 1700s

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth