Trillium pusillum Michx. - Small Trillium
Family - Liliaceae
Flowering - March - April.
Habitat - Alluvial woods, savannahs, pocosins.
Origin - Native to North America.
Other information - This striking little species can be found mainly in the extreme northeastern counties of Alabama but could be more common than is reported. The plant is easy to identify becasue of its plain, oblong leaves, stalked flower, and purple anthers.
Photographs taken near Hwy 280/431, Lee County, AL., 3-7-06.