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Barksdale’s Trillium, Furrowed Wakerobin, Sulcate Toadshade
Open shade, medium moisture level, humus-rich soil, slightly acidic pH. 16-20 inches height, blooms in spring, wine-red/purple flowers.
Germination Code: F
Native Region: Cumberland Plateau and Ridge and Valley provinces
This trillium is often found in a variety of petal colors which accounts for one of its common names, Rainbow Wakerobin. It was originally classed with Trillium erectum but finally designated as a species unto itself.