Saturday, May 8, 2010

TODAY'S FLOWERS Trilliums - Waldlilien bloom in Guildwood Park

TODAY'S FLOWERS
from around the world can be viewed here:

http://flowersfromtoday.blogspot.com/


 

Trillium
(trillium, wakerobin, tri flower, birthroot)
is a genus of about 40–50 species of spring ephemeral perennials,
native to temperate regions of North America and Asia.
A white trillium serves as the emblem and official flower of the Canadian province of Ontario.
It is an official symbol of the Government of Ontario.
The large white trillium is the official wildflower of the State of Ohio, USA as well.

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Die Waldlilien (Trillium), auch Dreiblätter genannt, sind eine Pflanzengattung,
die zur Familie der Germergewächse (Melanthiaceae) gehört.
Waldlilien finden sich in Nordamerika und in Asien.
Ein weißes Trillium ist die offizielle Blume der kanadischen Provinz Ontario.



Pictures from Guildwood Park spring 2010
Plant information: wikipedia


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