* Flower singular, three white petals with red or purple stripes at the
* Leaves whorled at the top
of the stem.
* Height: To 1'.
* Flowers in May or June.
* Habitat: Deciduous forests, bogs, low elevation.
* Range: Southern Canada and northern United States.
* Indians chewed on the roots of Painted Trillium for medicinal purposes.
The plant is also known as Smiling Wake-Robin, Sarah, White-Death,
* Seeds of trilliums are dispersed by ants.