adder's tongue

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adder's tongue fern
Ophioglossum vulgatum
adder's tongue lily
Erythronium americanum

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adder's tongue (countable and uncountable, plural adder's tongues)

  1. Any of several ferns in the genus Ophioglossum, whose spores are produced on a spike resembling a serpent's tongue.
  2. A lily in the genus Erythronium, other common names of which include fawn lily, trout lily and dog's tooth violet.
  3. Hart's tongue (fern) (Asplenium scolopendrium, syn. Phyllitis scolopendrium).

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