red trillium

a hardy plant, Trillium sessile, common from New York to Georgia and westward, having stalkless, purple or green flowers. Also called bloody butchers, nosebleed.
[1930-35, Amer.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • Trillium sessile — noun trillium of northeastern United States with sessile leaves and red or purple flowers having a pungent odor • Syn: ↑red trillium, ↑toadshade, ↑sessile trillium • Hypernyms: ↑trillium, ↑wood lily, ↑wake robin …   Useful english dictionary

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