Flora of Mount Holyokeby Karen Searcy
Taxonomy
Purple Trillium
Trillium erectum Moist woods
Liliaceae
Flowering Periodlate April - mid-May
(c) TB
HabitatMoist woods
Height6 - 20 inches
DescriptionThe flower is solitary and is held about 1-3 inches above the three broad, whorled leaves. The flower has a stinky odor and a common name is Stinking Benjamin.
Leaves
(c) PW
DistributionThe flower is solitary and is held about 1-3 inches above the three broad, whorled leaves. The flower has a stinky odor and a common name is Stinking Benjamin.