Trillium rivale


Trillium rivale


Trillium rivale, the brook trillium, makes a very charming display of upward facing white flowers with pink spots to 6” in spring above attractive dark green foliage.   Some botanists place this unusual and distinctive native plant in its own genus, Pseudotrillium rivale.   Grow in part to full shade in moist, humus rich and well-drained soil.   It is hardy to -10 degrees  F.  Found along streams and banks in Southwest Oregon and Northwest California.  

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