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The Toothwort (Lathraea) is so called because its scales have a sort of resemblance to human teeth.The Romance of Plant Life|G. F. Scott Elliot
Parasitic on the roots of the hazel is found the curious leafless Lathraea Squamaria or toothwort.
The roots are of singular form, almost like human teeth, arranged as scales, whence the name Toothwort.
The botanists call it the toothwort (Dentaria), also pepper-root.A Year in the Fields|John Burroughs