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n. - A liliaceous plant having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower.

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  • We also explained how unique and perfect the trillium was and, of course, that it was our flower.
  • WHY PLANT IT: These local gems, also known as trillium ovatum, are easy to grow if given the right conditions.
  • Some brought handfuls of columbine from rocky nooks, and others the purple trillium, that is near of kin to Burroughs's white
  • The trillium has such defined markings on the petals! for more
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