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Toadshade (Trillium sessile)

Image ID: 2014/wh008

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Other common names: Sessile Trillium
Family: Liliaceae (Lily)
Height: 0.3 to 1 ft.
Blooms: April to June
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size:  1.5 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Individual flowers, Regular blooms, 3 parts
Location: Westmoreland Heritage Trail
Date:  5/11/2014
Notes: Mottled leaves are a distinguishing characteristic.
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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