Plant ID

jel48(Z4 Michigan)September 3, 2013

A friend texted this photo to me, wondering if I could I. D. this plant for him, but I could not. This was seen in far northern Michigan, near a river, in a shady spot. I asked if that was a blossom or a fruit on it and he said 'um... Both?' I have no idea what he meant by that. Does anyone have any idea what this is?

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jel48(Z4 Michigan)

Received an answer on the plant ID forum... it's a Trillium fruit! I had never seen the fruit before, only the flowers, and the leaves were kind of raggedy so I'd missed the similarity. Thanks!

    Bookmark   September 3, 2013 at 8:41AM
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Here in NC T. undulatum needs acidic soils and fairly high altitudes. Too hot in the Piedmont for me to grow them here. They are beautiful! I think the seed capsule looks like a cherry on top.

    Bookmark   September 4, 2013 at 7:57AM
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