Melanthiaceae - trillium family
Species that grow without cultivation on Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - P. O. Box 55 - Bass Harbor, Maine  04653
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 16 August 2018)


Melianthaceae - trillium family
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Mount Desert Island is home to 2 species in 1 genus. Click on a link below or scroll down for more information.
   Trillium (2 species)
      Trillium cernuum - nodding wakerobin (rare1)
      Trillium undulatum - painted wakerobin (uncommon)




Trillium (wakerobin)
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petal color
Trillium cernuum white
Trillium undulatum white with bright red near the base

Trillium cernuum (nodding wakerobin) - [information to be added]
   
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Trillium undulatum (painted wakerobin) - [information to be added]

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Note:
   1Frequency designations are from Mittelhauser, Glen H., Linda L. Gregory, Sally C. Rooney, and Jill E. Webber. 2010. The Plants of Acadia National Park. Orono, Maine: The University of Maine Press.