Trillium Tricks

Look! Two white trilliums. But wait. Look carefully! They aren’t the same.

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The second flower is truly White Trillium (Trillium grandiflora). The first is actually a Red Trillium (Trillium erectum). Sometimes, there are white-flowered Red Trilliums. What can I say? Nature is weird.

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I found the above white-flowered version at College Park while leading a wildflower walk for Audubon.

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It was a great bunch of people and we saw a ton of flowers.

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