Jun. 22, 2021

Ruby Falls wakerobin, Trillium freemanii

This new species of Trillium memorializes John D. Freeman. He was an avid student of the genus, and studied more than 10,000 specimens. He was curator of the Auburn University Herbarium, which is now the John D. Freeman Herbarium. These plants were discovered in woods near Cairns AL. Edgewood Garden, Chester Co PA, 4/21/21. Trillium family, Trilliaceae.