Definition of lizard's tail in English:

lizard's tail


  • A North American bog plant with long tapering spikes of fragrant white flowers.

    Saururus cernuus, family Saururaceae

    • ‘Broad-leaved arrowhead and lizard's tail are found where the water is deepest, while skunk cabbage, with its huge leaves, lines the perimeter of the fen.’
    • ‘The three groups of paleoherbs are Aristolochiales (birthwort, Dutchman's pipe), Piperales (pepper vine, lizard's tails), and Nymphaeales (lotus, waterlilies).’