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|Family: Melanthiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Trillium||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Trillium albidum J.D. Freeman
Stem: 2--6 dm. Leaf: sessile, 7--20 cm, 12--15 cm wide, rounded to obtuse at tip, generally weakly +- brown- or green-spotted. Flower: sessile; odor generally sweet rose-like or +- spicy; sepals spreading, 3--6.5 cm, lanceolate; petals erect to ascending, 4--8 cm, oblanceolate to obovate, white to +- pink, base occasionally +- purple; stamens 15--25 mm, tissue between anther sacs +- green; ovary +- green (+- purple). Fruit: green or +- purple, pulpy, juicy. Chromosomes: n=5.
Ecology: Common. Edges of redwood or mixed-evergreen forest, coastal scrub, chaparral, moist canyon slopes, ravine banks; Elevation: < 2000 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, n SN, SnFrB; Distribution Outside California: to Washington. Flowering Time: Feb--Jun
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal & Bryan D. Ness
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Trillium
Next taxon: Trillium angustipetalum
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal & Bryan D. Ness 2016. Trillium albidum, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=47214, accessed on October 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 25, 2016.