A second objective is to encourage all to search for the 'best trillium qualities' that you find in native and cultivar trillium and pursue or encourage their propagation for future generation ‘trillium lovers’. This site is available to assist you in sharing such findings and encouragement. Please email your 'Best Trillium Qualities' submittals to ... <firstname.lastname@example.org>. A picture demonstrating that quality would great (but not required).
Additionally, I offer some proposed glossary definitions to consider when we discuss trillium species, forma, varieties and cultivars.
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Proposed Trillium Glossary Definitions
CULTIVAR*. A cultivated variety, as distinct from a botanical or wild variety; the name begins with a capital letter, is enclosed by a single quotation marks, and is not italicized; abbreviated cv. (plural is cvs.).
FORM, FORMA*. A minor subdivision of a species or natural variety, usually distinct by a single genetically trivial characteristic, such as flower color, abbreviated f,
VARIETY*. In amateur gardening used often in the place of term cultivar: in botany, a naturally self-perpetuating subdivision of a species, not sufficiently distinct to constitute a subspecies or separate species, but more distinctive than a form; abbreviated var.* Source: America’s Garden Book, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Louise and James Bush-Brown, 1996.