cluster of plants
another view
up close
not leaf shape
a shade plant
a hillside of flowers
wide leaf and red flower

Flowering period: April to June.

Similar Species: The combination of the red to purple flowers and the slender, long flower stalk is distinctive.



Folklore: Used as abortifacients or to facilitate childbirth, and to treat other female problems by the women of many Native American tribes. Trillium root was considered to be a sacred female herb and they only spoke of it to their medicine women.