Definition of Toad lily
1. Noun. A floating or creeping Indian lettuce having terminal racemes of pale rose flowers; wet areas at high elevations of western North America.
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Literary usage of Toad lily
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1. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1921)
"The toad lily (Tricyrtis hirta) which seldom blooms in the Northern States until after the first ... The toad lily is not found in every dealer's catalog, ..."
2. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1848)
"... toad lily, Cow Cabbage, Watet Cabbage, (F.) jW- nuphar odor ant. An indigenous plant, growing in most parts of the United States in fresh water ponds, ..."
3. Nantucket Wild Flowers by Alice Owen Albertson (1921)
"White Water Lily, Water Cabbage, Pond Lily, toad lily. June-September Water Nymph, Castalia: Greek meaning a mythical fountain on Parnassus, ..."
4. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"... oblong, shorter than the aril. In ponds and slow streams, Newfoundland to Manitoba, south to Florida, Louisiana and Kansas. Toad-lily. June-Sept. ..."