Trillium undulatum

Crescent-shaped magenta mark at the base of white petals makes this trillium the most distinctive of its siblings

Trillium undulatum painted trillium

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA

This stunning wild-flower arrives in mid-spring and makes the forest floor come alive with the mixture of white and magenta.  Bracts are distinctly stalked even when not in flower.  Leaves have a short petiole.

Grows in cool, shady forests in acidic soil.

Found in counties other than south-east, south-central and a few south-western counties.

Wetland codes
EMP: FACU
NCNE: FACU



Flowers May through early June.

White petals with a rose/magenta crescent marking at the base of petals.

S-rank:  No rank
G-rank:  G5 (Secure)

Trillium undulatum painted trillium

Plant grows in the wild/spontaneouslyPlant is native to PA
Trillium undulatum gallery
Plant Life-Form
perennial forb
Common Names