Large-Flowered Trillium,  Trillium grandiflorum
Melanthiaceae or Bunchflower Family
(Formerly in the Liliaceae or Lily Family before that family was broken up.)

Small plant with showy white funnel-shaped, terminal flowers that turn pink with age.  The flowers have 3 petals and 3 green sepals behind them.  Lower down is a whorl of three roundish leaves with long pointed tips.

Occasional in the woods on both slopes of the Park.

The combination of 3-petalled flowers and a whorl of three leaves is distinctive of trilliums.  It could be mistaken for other white-flowered trilliums, but none have yet been reported from the Park.



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