Trillium sulcatum (Liliaceae), a new species of the southern Appalachians

  title={Trillium sulcatum (Liliaceae), a new species of the southern Appalachians},
  author={T. S. Patrick},
  • T. S. Patrick
  • Published 1984
  • Biology
  • Brittonia
  • Trillium sulcatum, a new species with two petal color forms, was first circumscribed by Barksdale as a variety in 1938, but without a Latin diagnosis. It superficially resembles the mainly northernT. erectum and appears to be closely related to the primarily midwesternT. flexipes. Its distinguishing features are ringent flowers, short sepals, and long pedicels; additional characters are presented in a chart contrasting it with species with which it has been confused. Distribution suggesting… CONTINUE READING
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