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Western Trillium

Tillium ovatum

Description:

Woodland perennial with a white flower on a single stock. The flower turns pale pink as it ages. Carpets the woods in April or May depending on the elevation. The provincial flower for the Province of Ontario, Canada.

Habitat:

Pacific Northwest temperate rain forest of Douglas fir, Western hemlock, Red alder, Bigleaf maple with an understory of Oregon grape and Sword fern.

Notes:

Plants were found in Aldergrove Lake Regional Park where I counted 438 plants on April 6th. The photo showing the aging to pink was taken in the same park on May 1, 2012.

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2 Comments

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 9 years ago

438 trilliums on one day! I should go to that park with you next April and enjoy all that beauty!

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 9 years ago

Beautiful spotting, photo and great info. Thanks for sharing!

JeanSawatzky
Spotted by
JeanSawatzky

Langley, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Jun 7, 2012

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