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Yellow Trillium (Trillium luteum) blooms will have the petals are narrow and erect, rather than spread out on many other types of trillium. The blooms can be lemon scented and has molted leaves. This spring beauty can be found along many Smoky Mountain trails and roadways. It also may be know as Trinity Flower, Wood Lily, Yellow Wakerobin, and Yellow Toadshade. Native American Indians and herbalists have often used this plant in tradional folklore medicine for a variety of problems.

Canon 5D Mk II
Canon 70-200mm f/4L IS
200mm
1/500
f/4
ISO 100
Manfrotto/Kirk
RAW

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trillium luteum, leaf whorl, flower, forest, yellow, flowers, plant, nature, outdoors, blossom, spring, petal, flora, stamen, petals, blossoms, blooms, blooming, wildflower, herb, herbaceous, perennial, blossoming, herbal, smokys, smokies, rhizomes, toadshade, great smoky mountains, forest floor, understory, gary suddath photography

Comments

  • AngelPhotozzz
    AngelPhotozzzover 2 years ago

    Pretty!

  • Phillip M. Burrow
    Phillip M. Burrowover 2 years ago

    Beautiful shot Gary. I would love to go back to there during the Spring!

  • Tim Denny
    Tim Dennyover 2 years ago

    Nice capture Gary, nice lighting

  • Fred Mitchell
    Fred Mitchellover 2 years ago

    Looks and sounds a lovely flower to find.

  • helmutk
    helmutkover 2 years ago

    Nice shot !

  • spotsnospots
    spotsnospotsover 2 years ago

    Gary this is a great shot and wonderful info! I am so glad you added this because I have seen this plant in our woods in Mississippi and was curious about what it might be.

  • Jane Best
    Jane Bestover 2 years ago

    Beautiful.

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyover 2 years ago

    So dainty and an unusual shape flower! Excellent depth, detail and light, Gary! ;o)

  • Ellen van Deelen
    Ellen van Deelenover 2 years ago

    A beautiful close-up!

  • Ruth Lambert
    Ruth Lambertover 2 years ago

    Ahhh SPRING & NEW LIFE! LOVE IT Gary!

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