Threatened, Endangered, and Proposed (TEP) Plant Profile
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.
Visit the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Species Profile link below for links to listing and other USFWS documents.
- Listed Endangered 1978
- Recovery Plan 1984 (PDF, 5.6 MB)
- 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