Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile

Trillium persistens, persistent trillium.
Trillium persistens. Photo by Hugh Nourse.

Closeup Trillium persistens flower.
Trillium persistens. Photo by Hugh and Carol Nourse.

Trillium persistens, persistent trillium.
Trillium persistens. Photo by J. D. Freeman, courtesy of Smithsonian Institution.

Trillium persistens, persistent trillium, range map.
Trillium persistens range map.

Trillium persistens, persistent trillium

Most of the individual plants are found in the Tallulah Gorge and surrounding ravines on private land. A few individual plants occur in the adjacent Sumter National Forest.

ESA Status

Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.

Threats

  • As this species has a very restricted distribution, it could be adversely impacted by development in the Tallulah Gorge or the surrounding area
  • Some silvicultural practices at the edges of the Gorge could have an adverse impact on the persistent trillium’s habitat

Conservation Status

National Forest and Grassland Occurrence

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