General - a perennial from thick rhizome; single, unbranched stem; growing up to 25 cm high.
Leaves - three, wholed, more or less egg-shaped, below the flower on stem.
Flowers - solitary, on a long down-curved stem; hidden by nodding posture, with 3 white petals; appearing in late May and early June.
Fruit - a 6-lobed red berry; ripening mid-summer.
Infrequent throughout the southern and eastern boreal; primarily on rich, moist soils; common in poplar and black ash stands.
The Trillium is the official flower for the Province of Ontario.
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