The following Participating Institutions are custodians for this species in the CPC National Collection:
Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
The conservation of Trillium texanum is fully sponsored.
Dave Berkshire contributed to this Plant Profile.
Rhizomatous perennial forming colonies of 4-12 inch tall flowering stems with leaf-like, grayish-green bracts in a single whorl at stem apex. Non-blooming stems have 1-3 deep green leaves. Flowers are showy, three-petalled, white but becoming pink & finally reddish with age.
Distribution & Occurrence
In or along margins of hardwood forests on wet acid soils of bottoms and lower slopes. In woodlands it grows on both uplans and creek terraces, but perhaps most common on claypan savannas.
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Conservation, Ecology & Research
Ajilvsgi, G. 1979. Wildflowers of the Big Thicket, East Texas and western Louisiana. College Station, Texas. Texas A&M University Press.
Case, F.W., Jr.; Case, R.B. 1997. Trilliums. Portland, Ore. Timber Press.
Poole, J.M.; Carr, W.R.; Price, D.M.; Singhurst, J.R. 2007. Rare Plants of Texas. College Station, TX. Texas A&M University Press. 640p.