Taxon  Report   8119 
Trillium chloropetalum  (Torr.) Howell
Common trillium,  Giant wakerobin, Trillium
Trillium chloropetalum
© 2018 Matthew Allen
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Trillium chloropetalum
© 2007 Aaron Schusteff
Trillium chloropetalum
© 2004 George W. Hartwell
Trillium chloropetalum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Trillium chloropetalum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Trillium
Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Trillium sessile
ICPN: Trillium chloropetalum var. giganteum
ICPN: Trillium chloropetalum var. chloropetalum
More information about  Trillium chloropetalum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: May 26, 2018).

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