Trillium Sessile

Now that June has arrived, it is time to say goodbye to the trillium sessile, the most common trillium in Indiana.

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It is beautiful already in its budding state, where the characteristic 3-fold symmetry is broken.

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Like the four leaf clover, there is the rare exception of a quadrillium.

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Here is the same plant in full bloom.

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I have revisited the same spot in subsequent years, but haven’t seen it again. Some things are not meant for repetition.

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