from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Any of various plants of the genus Trillium, of North America, the Himalaya Mountains, and eastern Asia, having a whorl of three leaflike bracts and a usually white, reddish, or yellow three-petaled flower.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of liliaceous plants, of the tribe Medeoleæ.
- noun A plant of the above genus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Bot.) A genus of liliaceous plants; the three-leaved nightshade; -- so called because all the parts of the plant are in threes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Any of several
perennial flowering plants, of the genus Trillium, having flowers with three petals
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun 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
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
After the purple _trillium_ has done flowering, we have the painted trillium of the woods; the _trillium grandiflorum_ is abundant at Grosse
We also explained how unique and perfect the trillium was and, of course, that it was our flower.
Some brought handfuls of columbine from rocky nooks, and others the purple trillium, that is near of kin to Burroughs's white
WHY PLANT IT: These local gems, also known as trillium ovatum, are easy to grow if given the right conditions.
The fibrous nature of leaf mould retains moisture and enables free drainage, which means it also makes a fine mulch for woodland treasures such as trillium or wood anemone.
A few years ago I found a good deal on some dormant trillium through a mail-order company, and probably planted two dozen plants.
This is what a trillium looks like in someone * else's* garden.
The trillium has such defined markings on the petals!
Thursday, June 4 2009 any risk this will go the trillium way? is there a major difference?
I went out yesterday and found one single, solitary trillium.