Plant ID forum: Unknown flower

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pdermer1x
Apr 21, 2018 10:30 PM CST
Can anyone figure out what this is from these photos? I don't remember planting it. You can tell the size by the violets next to it and the over-arching daylily leaves. Thank You!
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Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
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HamiltonSquare
Apr 21, 2018 10:41 PM CST
Looks like it may be a Trillium.
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pdermer1x
Apr 21, 2018 11:05 PM CST
That was my first thought, but I just don't remember getting one (and I generally would kill for one!). And the leaves look a bit more fragile than I'm used to for trillium. The flower is also more cupped than I would have expected. But, boy, I sure hope so! More comments, please...
Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Apr 21, 2018 11:23 PM CST
I agree with Trillium (likely T. grandiflora but I won't swear to it at this hour. Hilarious! ) It looks like something bit the tip of it off when it was first emerging from dormancy (before it unfurled). That's why it looks a little different.
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pdermer1x
Apr 21, 2018 11:36 PM CST
Hurray! Hurray! Hurray! Smiling Lovey dubby Crossing Fingers!
(yup, I'm happy!)

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