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Pacific Trillium (Trillium ovatum)

Pacific Trillium (Trillium ovatum) is an erect, perennial, herbaceous plant that grows between 4 and 18 inches tall. The dark green leaves appear in whorled triads above a bare stem. The showy, white flowers change to pink or maroon with age. Flowers are bisexual (i.e. have male and female parts) and occur as single flowers with three petals, above the leaves. This is a very long-lived species that can take up to 15 years to flower. It is primarily pollinated by beetles, moths, and bumblebees. The CPP four letter code for this species is TROV


Download the USA-NPN datasheet for Trillium ovatum here.

Download the CPP species profile for Trillium ovatum here.


For additional information about this species, visit these pages:

Trillium ovatum on the USA-NPN website

Trillium ovatum on Calflora

Trillium ovatum on USDA PLANTS

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