adder's tongue


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adder’s tongue

flower symbolizes jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 31]
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Yet another name, adder's tongue, may refer to the pointed shoots of the plant as it germinates in early spring.
Warwickshire Wildlife Trust has pointed out that huge swathes of meadow would also be swallowed and we may lose rare flowers like narrow-leaved water dropwort, the gorgeous green-winged orchid and adder's tongue.
But botanic star billing on this 3-mile walk goes to three members of the lily family: fetid adder's tongue (Scoliopus bigelovii), giant trillium (T.