Trillium erectum


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Related to Trillium erectum: purple trillium, Stinking benjamin
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Noun1.Trillium erectum - trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirthTrillium erectum - trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth
trillium, wake-robin, wood lily - 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
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Evidence of outcrossing in Trillium erectum and Trillium grandiflorum (Liliaceae).
The little red wildflower Trillium erectum takes rising soil temperatures in the Spring as its cue to emerge, according to Marie-Claude Routhier and Line Lapointe of Laval University in Ste-Foy, Canada.
Let's just say one variety - trillium erectum - is also known as stinking benjamin.