Erythronium dens-canis

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Related to Erythronium dens-canis: Erythronium americanum
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Noun1.Erythronium dens-canis - sturdy European dogtooth with rose to mauve flowersErythronium dens-canis - sturdy European dogtooth with rose to mauve flowers; cultivated in many varieties
dog's-tooth violet, dogtooth, dogtooth violet - perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
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It's a direct translation of the Latin name, Erythronium dens-canis, and the name specifically for the diminutive Eurasian species of this wonderful plant.
The tubers of Erythronium dens-canis also pull themselves down into pockets of deep soil where they gradually build into dense clumps.
The trout lilies, Erythroniums, used to be around our gardens only in the form of its European cousin, Erythronium dens-canis.