Taxon  Report   8119    
Trillium chloropetalum  (Torr.) Howell
Common trillium,  Giant wakerobin, Trillium
Trillium chloropetalum
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Trillium chloropetalum
© 2018 Matthew Allen
Trillium chloropetalum
© 2018 Mary Conway
Trillium chloropetalum, 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 chloropetalum
© 2016 Jim Bearden
Genus: Trillium
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
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.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).