Taxon  Report   8120 
Trillium ovatum  Pursh
Pacific trillium,  Wake robin, Western trillium, Western wakerobin
Trillium ovatum
© 1997 Jerry Murray
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Trillium ovatum
© 2007 Matt Below
Trillium ovatum
© and Buff Corsi 2014 California Academy of Sciences
Trillium ovatum, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Trillium ovatum
© 2006 Julie Wakelin
Genus: Trillium
Subspecies and Varieties:
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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