Definition of Trillium sessile
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 Trillium Sessile
Literary usage of Trillium sessile
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 (1896)
"trillium sessile L. Sp. PI. 340. 1753. Stem 4/-i2/ tall. Leaves ovate, oval or nearly orbicular, sessile, acute or obtuse and cuspidate at the apex, ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1906)
"A third interesting variation was a specimen of the species trillium sessile (Fig. 17, B) in which the various parts were * See also Variations in Trillium ..."
3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1906)
"In Trillium recurvatum the number of these leaves in the flowers without reproductive organs was twenty- three, and in trillium sessile fourteen. Fig. ..."
4. The Indiana School Journal by Indiana State Teachers Association (1879)
"trillium sessile has three oval, pointed leaves, dark green, ... The latter are also smaller than in trillium sessile, and of a darker, richer purple. ..."
5. Flora of the State of Washington by Charles Vancouver Piper (1906)
"trillium sessile californicum Wats. Proc. Am. Acad. 14: 273. 1879. TYPE LOCALITY: "Redwoods," California. RANGE: Washington to California in the coast ..."