Trillium undulatum

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyTrilliaceae
Family (Traditional)Liliaceae
GenusTrillium
Species:Trillium undulatum Willd.
Common NamePainted Trillium
Growth Habitforb
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: No; Woody Herbaceous: Herbaceous; Natural Area Presence: GRSM; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: forb; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: whorled; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: sessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Anther Type: Basifixed; Base Flower Color: White; Carpel Number/Pistil: 3; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Berry; Fruit Type: Capsule; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Hypanthium Present: No; Inflorescence Position: terminal; Inflorescence Types: solitary; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 3; Pistil Complexity: Compound; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Axillary; Placentation Type: Parietal; Placentation Type: Need more information; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 3; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 6; Tepal Fusion: No; Tepal Number: 0
C value 7
StatusNative; EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S2] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Harlan (KY), Johnson (KY), Letcher (KY), Anderson (TN), Carter (TN), Greene (TN), Johnson (TN), Monroe (TN), Polk (TN), Putnam (TN), Sevier (TN), Sullivan (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: ETSU, MDKY, MEM, APSC, BEREA, EKY, HTTU, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 2009 - 2013

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100751955 Harlan Kentucky Mary E. Wharton
EKY
Trillium undulatum
31234100734589 Letcher Kentucky Ron Caldwell
EKY
Trillium undulatum
31234100173994 Harlan Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
EKY
Trillium undulatum
BEREA008734 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Trillium undulatum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 26 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 23 Apr 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
N/A Unicoi Tennessee 19 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
MDKY00006403 Johnson Kentucky
MDKY
Trillium undulatum
MDKY00006404 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069406 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069413 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0070041 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069408 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069412 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0070039 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Trillium undulatum
BEREA008733 Harlan Kentucky
BEREA
Trillium undulatum
ETSU006925 Unicoi Tennessee 06 May 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
N/A Johnson Tennessee 12 May 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
MDKY00006402 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069407 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069415 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069411 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069416 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069414 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069418 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0070040 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069410 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069409 Greene Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
UCHT007200 Sevier Tennessee
UCHT
Trillium undulatum
UCHT007201 Tennessee
UCHT
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069405 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
TENN-V-0069417 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Trillium undulatum
UCHT007199 Tennessee
UCHT
Trillium undulatum
APSC0100352 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Trillium undulatum
APSC0097534 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Trillium undulatum
APSC0100057 Letcher Kentucky
APSC
Trillium undulatum
HTTU021993 Tennessee
HTTU
Trillium undulatum
HTTU010373 Putnam Tennessee
HTTU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004897 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004890 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU033896 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU030689 Greene Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004885 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU031009 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004883 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU025478 Johnson Tennessee 15 May 2013 Adam McCullough
DOEM 0103
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004889 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004892 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004881 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004888 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004896 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004884 Sullivan Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004882 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004893 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004887 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004894 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
ETSU004891 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Trillium undulatum
MEM010842 Harlan Kentucky Raymond Athey
MEM
Trillium undulatum
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Trillium undulatum - Tara Littlefield
Trillium undulatum - Tara Littlefield
Trillium undulatum - Tara Littlefield
Trillium undulatum - Tara Littlefield
Trillium undulatum - Tara Littlefield
Trillium undulatum - Tara Littlefield