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Painted Trillium

There are several species of trillium in the East, but painted trillium is my personal favorite. The deep pink center truly does look as if it were painted on its white petals. Being a member of the Lily family, many of painted trillium’s parts (leaves, petals, sepals, stamens and carpels) come in sets of three. It has just started blossoming in central Vermont and New Hampshire – look for it in acid woods and bogs.

2 responses

  1. Beautiful Mary. So far I’ve only found the Large-flowered Trillium in Minnesota. I love the Painted Trillium photo.

    May 13, 2011 at 4:22 pm

  2. inia


    July 12, 2011 at 9:28 pm

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