Trilliums - Liliaceae (Lily Family)

 Trillium grandiflora


Mutation and Morphs Among the Trilliums

Mycoplasma are viruses or bacteria that cause various green mutations in the petals. These are found mainly in populations of Trillium grandiflorum.

Photo Credit: Doris Grant - picture taken at Bronte Park

Photo Credit: Paul Rheim - picture taken at Bronte Park

Colour Morphing in Trilliums

Below an excellent example of Trillium erectum with white petals. These are simply sporadic color morphs. Other color forms in Trillium erectum are not provided formal recognition as a formal variation.

Photo Credit: Len Holmes


Above, a mutation causing a double bloom.

Photo Credit: Conel O'Regan - picture taken near Horseshoe Valley

Trillium erectum

Photo Credit: Doris Grant - picture taken at Bronte Park


Trillium erectum

Trillium erectum

Wake Robin - Trillium erectum Photo Credit: Lori Sioui

Photo Credit: Steve Silverman

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