Trili·​sa | \ ˈtriləsə, ˈtrīl- \

Definition of Trilisa

: a genus of herbs (family Compositae) of the southern U.S. distinguished from Liatris by the corymbose panicles of flower heads and involucral bracts of two or three series only — see wild vanilla

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New Latin, anagram of Liatris

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“Trilisa.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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