ⓘ Gillenia trifoliata

                                     

ⓘ Gillenia trifoliata

Gillenia trifoliata is a species of flowering plant in the family Rosaceae, native to eastern North America from Ontario to Georgia. It is an erect herbaceous perennial growing to 100 cm tall by 60 cm wide, with 3-palmate leaves and pale pink flowers with narrow petals and reddish calyces above red coloured stems in spring and summer.

This plant was awarded by the Royal society of growers of garden merit.

The root is dried and powdered by native Americans and used as a laxative and emetic.