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adder’s tongue

flower symbolizes jealousy. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 31]
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JIM BRADY found masses of meadow buttercup and elder trees in flower at Eccleston, while information from Tom Cottage, at the Wildflower Centre, in Knowsley, led him to adders tongue fern in Prescot.
The buttercups, also known as the Adders Tongue Spearwort, may not be much to look at but they attract hundreds of admirers when the tiny reserve has its annual open day.