Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Wet Dog Trillium

Trillium erectum var. album

Description:

Trillium erectum usually has dark reddish purple petals, but this rare variety has pale yellow petals with green veins. As its common name suggests, it really does smell like a wet dog. The smell attracts its pollinators - carrion flies.

Habitat:

Spotted in a deciduous, marshy forest. There were three Trillium erectum var. album clustered together.

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on May 8, 2018
Submitted on May 9, 2018

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors

Join the Project Noah Team Join Project Noah Team