Bunchflower - definition of bunchflower by The Free Dictionary
A perennial herb (Veratrum virginicum syn. Melanthium virginicum) of the eastern United States, having narrow leaves and a branched cluster of cream-colored or greenish flowers.
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Family) Trillium recurvatum Beck--CW, SW; MWL; Abundant; C = 4; BSUH 19680, 19759.
Another loss is the Virginia bunchflower
(Melanthium virginicum), a member of the lily family with striking stalks of white flowers.
. This species was observed by William Adams and collected by Thomas on two different Nature Conservancy Forest Bank easements in Harrison County.