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Painted Trillium

Trillium undulatum

Description:

Trillium undulatum (Painted Trillium) is a wildflower of the genus trillium found from Ontario in the north to the Carolinas in the south and from Michigan in the west to Nova Scotia in the east. It is also known as painted lady or trille ondulé. It demands strongly acidic, humus-rich soils and tends to be found in the shade of acid-loving trees such as eastern white pine, red maple, red spruce and balsam fir. Although the soils that support it have low base saturation, this species was found to have relatively high levels of calcium, magnesium, and especially potassium in its foliage

Habitat:

Trilliums are mostly found in a wooded area.

Notes:

There was 4 or 5 more Trilliums near. I found this Trillium in a wooded area in the back of our school yard.

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4D4Gprojectnoah

New Maryland, New Brunswick, Canada

Lat: 45.90, Long: -66.69

Spotted on May 30, 2013
Submitted on May 30, 2013

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