G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area

G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area, Fauquier Co., Piedmont Chapter

Trillium grandifolium

Trillium grandifolium

A portion of this area, which is managed for wildlife by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, contains an exceptional diversity of valuable native plants. A population here of Trillium grandiflorum, large-flowered white trillium, is the most outstanding in Virginia. The state endangered Trillium cernum, nodding trillium, is also found here. OPEN, but requires a Virginia Dept. of Game and Inland Fisheries Wildlife permit. Their website gives more information:

http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/

Direct link to obtain permit:  http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/access-permit/