Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Dog violet

1. I was born in Reepham, Norfolk, in 1925 … If a child swallowed one of its milk teeth you had to make him eat a dog violet petal, or his adult tooth would be long, like a dog’s tooth [Luton, Bedfordshire, January 1997].

Image: South West Coast Path between Port Isaac and Rock, Cornwall; March 2014.

Other records of this belief would be appreciated