Definition of Sessile trillium
1. Noun. Trillium of northeastern United States with sessile leaves and red or purple flowers having a pungent odor.
Generic synonyms: Trillium, Wake-robin, Wood Lily
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sessile Trillium
Literary usage of Sessile trillium
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Indiana Academy of Science by Indiana Academy of Science (1922)
"... monstrosities in a former paper1 on three of the species of the genus Trillium, namely, Trillium sessile, Trillium recurvatum and Trillium erectum. ..."
2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1915)
"White. White adder's tongue (Erythronium album). White. sessile trillium (Trillium sessile giganteum). Pink. Painted trillium (Trillium undulatum). White. ..."
3. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"... Benjamin," or " sc^uaw root")7 are the commonest species, while farther south, in similar localities, the sessile trillium,8 Underwood,s trillium,9 and ..."
4. How to Know the Wild Flowers: A Guide to the Names, Haunts, and Habits of by Frances Theodora Parsons, Marion Satterlee (1900)
"The sessile trillium, T. sessile, has no separate flower-stalk, its red or greenish blossom being set close to the stem leaves. Its petals are narrower, ..."
5. A Guide to the Wild Flowers by Alice Lounsberry (1899)
"In the south there is a sessile trillium which has lemon-coloured petals and a delicious fragrance. ILL-SCENTED WAKE-ROBIN. ..."
6. Principles of Botany by Joseph Young Bergen, Bradley Moore Davis (1906)
"... commonest species, while farther south, in similar localities, the sessile trillium,8 Underwood's trillium,9 and the large-flowered ..."