adder's tongue


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Synonyms for adder's tongue

ferns with fertile spikes shaped like a snake's tongue

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Adder's tongue (we detected no odor, despite the common name) is a small (1/2- to 1-inch) flower that rewards attention.
The roll call included meadow fox-tail, sweet vernal grass, downy oat grass, wood horse-tail, red fescue, crested dog's-tail, wood anemone, bugle, floating sweet grass, sharp flowered rush, ragged robin, wood cranesbill, marsh marigold, globe flower, yellow rattle, adder's tongue fern, and moonwort.
People come to see a grass sward dominated by meadow fox-tail, sweet vernal grass, crested dog's tail, ragged robin, wood cranesbill, marsh marigold, yellow rattle, adder's tongue fern and globeflower.