Is this trillium a rare variant and should it be preserved and studied?


This is a cool flower, but not so notable. There’s no need to preserve it. You can think of it as akin to a four-leaf clover. This happens with a lot of plants. It looks like your trillium duplicated an extra whorl of three petals and then wasn't quite sure whether to make sepals (green) or petals (white) with the last whorl.

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