Definition of Trillium erectum
1. Noun. Trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth.
Generic synonyms: Trillium, Wake-robin, Wood Lily
Lexicographical Neighbors of Trillium Erectum
Literary usage of Trillium erectum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"Trillium erectum L. Sp. PI. 340. 1753. Stem stout, 8'-i6' high. Leaves very broadly rhombic, 3'-7' long, often as wide or wider, sessile, acuminate at the ..."
2. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"The action of erigeron canadensis and trillium erectum very much resembles each other ... Trillium erectum is stimulant, tonic and astringent. Indications. ..."
3. Hortus Kewensis; Or, A Catalogue of the Plants Cultivated in the Royal by William Aiton (1811)
"Salisb. paradis. 35. Upright Trillium. Nat. of North America. Trillium erectum. Willden. sp. pi. 2. p. 271. Bo- tan, magaz. 470. Cult. ..."