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Toadshade (Trillium sessile) - Wildflowers

Directory of Wildflowers

Toadshade
Trillium sessile

Toadshade
Toadshade

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
 
Mature Height
4 - 12 Inches
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
4 - 8 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Michigan
Missouri
Ohio
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Green
Red
 
Bloom Season
April - June
 

Features

Maroon or yellow green flowers with three erect petals. Leaves are in threes and are lightly mottled.

Culture

Partial to full shade; consistently moist soils.

Notes

Found in woods. Threatened in Michigan.