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Noun: red trillium  red tri-lee-um
  1. Trillium of northeastern United States with sessile leaves and red or purple flowers having a pungent odour
    - toadshade, sessile trillium, Trillium sessile
  2. Trillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth
    - purple trillium, birthroot, Trillium erectum

Derived forms: red trilliums

Type of: trillium, wake-robin, wood lily

Encyclopedia: Red trillium