Family: Melanthiaceae, trillium family
Genus, species: Trillium sessile
Three leaves, usually mottled with light and dark green.
Flower is produced in the middle of the three leaves. Petals are dark maroon. Flower is sessile or stalkless.
Trillium is from the Greek for "triple-lily," referring to the fact that the plant has parts in threes, like a lily. The species name, sessile, is from the Latin for "sessile" or "sitting," referring to the stalkless flowers.