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tooth violet

Coralwort \Cor"al*wort`\, n. (Bot.) A cruciferous herb of certain species of Dentaria; -- called also toothwort, tooth violet, or pepper root.

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The American Dog's Tooth Violet or Adder's Tongue, Erythronium Americanum (Ker Gawl), is a very beautiful early spring flower of the Eastern United States of America, belonging to the Lily family.

Vegetation was rank, and the dog-tooth violet, honeysuckle, blue-bell, and columbine were in blossom.