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23. Purple Trillium (Trillium petiolatum)
Collected: 1806 May 6 - Clearwater River near Potlatch River, Idaho
Purple Trillium
Purple Trillium
Margaret H. Fulford Herbarium
University of Cincinnati
 
Purple Trillium
Purple Trillium
Photographer: Victor Soukup

Journal Entry 1806 May 6: "It was now difficult to procure anything to eat that our chief dependence was on the horse which we received yesterday for medicine; but to our great disappointment, he broke the rope by which he was confined, made his escape, and left us supperless in the rain." (Lewis. 1814. Vol. 2, p. 272.)