Scientific Name Pronounciation:
Plant Hardiness Zones:
Plant Hardiness Zone(s):
6-12 in. H X 8-10 in. W
3 generally erect elliptic-obovate yellow petals, borne directly on the leaves (sessile), fragrant.
Bloom Time Notes:
3 leaves whorled at summit of green to purple stems; typically richly marbled with light to dark shades of green to near black; occasionally uniform light silver-green or dark green; broadly ovate, 3-8 in. long and 3-5 in. wide; usually widest below middle; pointed at the end.
Ovoid, to vase shaped; mealy or pulpy; green
Ants carry the seeds to their nest
Coves and slopes in rich, deciduous woodlands, near streams.
Sun or Shade:
Yellow Trillium (Trillium luteum) has a pleasant lemony fragrance.
Other Common Names: Yellow Wakerobin
Other Scientific Names: Trillium cuneatum var. luteum, Trillium viride var. luteum