red trillium

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Synonyms for red trillium

trillium of northeastern United States with sessile leaves and red or purple flowers having a pungent odor

trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth

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The red trillium thrives in cool, rich forests across the state.
The red trillium is listed on New York State's Protected Native Plant List.
Several wildflowers which grow in moist or wet locations are wild iris, red trillium, meadow rue and swamp buttercup.
A carpet of painted, white and red trilliums on the forest floor.
Two feet before them, nestled under a high trunked beech rose from the brown earth a wide patch, or glump, or bed of wild red trilliums.