What’s in Bloom | White Trillium

What’s in Bloom | White Trillium

April 23, 2021 Key Facts: Herbaceous, perennial wildflower found primarily in lightly-shaded areas of deciduous forests 12-15 inch stem with a whorl of 3 large, oval-shaped leaves; when mature, a single large, white, 3-petaled flower blooms in spring for around 3 weeks Slow to mature (can take up to 5 years to flower) and often eaten by whitetail deer, White Trillium should be […]

What’s in Bloom | Sassafras

What’s in Bloom | Sassafras

April 12, 2021 Key Facts Deciduous tree between 35-60 feet tall, with yellow-green flower balls during springMany uses for bark and roots including flavoring, medicine, scents, and dyes; Safrole found in oils mildly carcinogenic, thus commercial use has been largely bannedSuitable for planting in disturbed, infertile soilsAttracts fruit-eating birds and hosts various pollinator species Sassafras (Sassafras albidum) is a perennial1 […]