wake-robin

Definitions of wake-robin
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n any liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower

Synonyms:
trillium, wood lily
Types:
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Trillium recurvatum, prairie trillium, prairie wake-robin
trillium of central United States having dark purple sessile flowers
dwarf-white trillium, early wake-robin, snow trillium
a low perennial white-flowered trillium found in the southeastern United States
Trillium erectum, birthroot, purple trillium, red trillium
trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth
Trillium sessile, red trillium, sessile trillium, toadshade
trillium of northeastern United States with sessile leaves and red or purple flowers having a pungent odor
Type of:
liliaceous plant
plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber

n common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

Synonyms:
Arisaema atrorubens, Arisaema triphyllum, Indian turnip, jack-in-the-pulpit
Type of:
aroid, arum
any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe

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