Definition of Lizard's-tail
1. Noun. North American herbaceous perennial of wet places having slender curled racemes of small white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Bog Plant, Marsh Plant, Swamp Plant
Group relationships: Genus Saururus, Saururus
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Literary usage of Lizard's-tail
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1. Nature Sketches in Temperate America: A Series of Sketches and a Popular by Joseph Lane Hancock (1911)
"Associated with the short-horned locust on the lizard.s- tail leaves and blue flag were a number of lubberly and two- striped Melanoplus, which are found ..."
2. An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany by Thomas Nuttall (1827)
"158 Lizard.s-tail (Saururus), the genus ... 92,93 Lucern, &.c. (Medicago), how known .... ib. Lungwort (Pulmonaria), the genus of . ..."