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Drooping Trillium (Trillium flexipes)

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Other common names: Bent Trillium, Nodding Wakerobin
Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Height: 0.5 to 2 ft.
Blooms: May to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 3 parts
Location: Ghost Town Trail
Date:  5/2/2015
Notes: Can be white or maroon. Flowers nod below leaves. Petals may curve back, but do not curl the whole way. Antlers white or cream.
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Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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