wake-robin


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wake-robin,

name for several plants, particularly trilliumtrillium
or wake-robin
, any plant of the large genus Trillium, attractive spring wildflowers of the family Liliaceae (lily family), native to North America and E Asia.
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Solomon's seal, jack-in-the-pulpit, wake-robin, and large-flowered trillium line the path.
In 1871 Wake-Robin, the first of his books on birds, flowers, and rural scenes, was published.
Wake-Robin was an invitation to ornithology and imparted the author's enthusiasm for bird watching.