Mature Trillium

Today’s post features some macro photographs of mature Trillium wildflowers, captured recently along the Natural Bridge Trail of Ha Ha Tonka State Park (in the Missouri Ozarks).

Trillium, or “Wake Robin” are wildflowers that grow in spring in many of Missouri’s woodlands. Earlier, I featured some young plants … today’s post features some mature plants, in bloom:

Trillium wildflower

Trillium wildflower

Trillium wildflower

Trillium wildflowers feature a single flower per plant, arising stemless from a whorl of 3 leaves. The flower colors can vary, but most of the area trilliums that I have found are a maroon-red color.

Coming up … more Missouri spring wildflowers.


Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark 3 body
  • Canon 180 mm, f/3.5 macro lens
  • Bogen 3221 tripod
  • ISO 100, ISO 1000, and ISO 2000
  • Aperture f/3.5 and f/8
  • Shutter Speed 1/180 sec. and 1/750 sec.



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