A Passion for Trilliums

L. Scott Ranger ranger at america.net
Thu Oct 23 06:58:02 EST 1997


> They have a wonderful perfume too, a fact I only discovered because I
> spend time crawling around the woods on my hands and knees.
> 
> The next time you see a trillium, stick your nose in it.
> 
> -- Larry

Have you smelled the common Trillium erectum, often called "Stinking
Willy?" It's something like a wet dog smell!

Have you smelled a Trillium luteum about a week past anthesis? It smells
like gym socks!

Scott Ranger



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