Definition of Dog's-tooth violet
1. Noun. Perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated.
Generic synonyms: Liliaceous Plant
Group relationships: Erythronium, Genus Erythronium
Specialized synonyms: Blonde Lilian, Erythronium Albidum, White Dog's-tooth Violet, White Dogtooth Violet, Amberbell, Erythronium Americanum, Trout Lily, Yellow Adder's Tongue, Erythronium Dens-canis, European Dogtooth, Erythronium Californicum, Fawn Lily, Erythronium Grandiflorum, Glacier Lily, Snow Lily
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Literary usage of Dog's-tooth violet
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1. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Adder-s Tongue, Dog-s Tooth Violet. Description.—Perianth of 6 distinct, petaloid sepals, in 2 series, recurved or spreading above, deciduous; ..."
2. The Wild Garden: Or, Our Groves and Gardens Made Beautiful by the by William Robinson (1881)
"It is quite a phenomenon to see a flower on the little Yellow Dog"s-Tooth Violet, which I remember seeing in quantity among the grass in your noble Central ..."
3. Summary Report by Geological Survey of Canada (1905)
"Near by, could be seen great patches of bright yellow which were made by the flowers of the Mountain Dog s Tooth Violet (Erythronium giganteum). ..."