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A '''Fanged Geranium''' is a [[magic]]al flower with sharp teeth.<ref name="ootp31">''Order of the Phoenix'', Ch. 31</ref><ref name="toots">"[http://www.hp-lexicon.org/about/sources/jkr.com/jkr-com-toots.html Toots, Shoots 'n' Roots]" on the Harry Potter Lexicon</ref> [[Harry Potter]] received a minor bite from one during his [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.]] exam for [[Herbology]].<ref name="ootp31" />
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{{Quote|A common garden plant that is known to bite or attack if not taken care of. Its fangs are used in many simple potions and in cooking.|Description on seed packet at Dogweed and Deathcap.|The Wizarding World of Harry Potter}}
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A '''Fanged Geranium''' is a [[magic]]al flower with sharp teeth.<ref name="ootp31">''Order of the Phoenix'', Ch. 31</ref><ref name="toots">"[http://www.hp-lexicon.org/about/sources/jkr.com/jkr-com-toots.html Toots, Shoots 'n' Roots]" on the Harry Potter Lexicon</ref> Its fangs are used as [[potion]] ingredients, as well as in wizarding foodstuffs.<ref name=WWHP>''[[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]]'' - see ([http://www.flickr.com/photos/charminggoats/4707972136/sizes/o/in/set-72157624167362681/ this image]</ref>
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[[Harry Potter]] received a minor bite from one during his [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.]] exam for [[Herbology]].<ref name="ootp31" />
   
 
There is widespread historical speculation that the [[Muggle]] [[War of the Roses]] actually started with wizarding neighbours arguing over a Fanged Geranium.<ref>Third [[Wizards' Ordinary Magic and Basic Aptitude Test|W.O.M.B.A.T. test]]</ref>
 
There is widespread historical speculation that the [[Muggle]] [[War of the Roses]] actually started with wizarding neighbours arguing over a Fanged Geranium.<ref>Third [[Wizards' Ordinary Magic and Basic Aptitude Test|W.O.M.B.A.T. test]]</ref>
   
 
Fanged Geraniums were mentioned in an advertisement for the [[Toots, Shoots 'n' Roots]] radio show that was printed in ''[[Rumours!]]''. The ad copy asked, "Fanged Geranium nothing but gums?"<ref name="toots" />
 
Fanged Geraniums were mentioned in an advertisement for the [[Toots, Shoots 'n' Roots]] radio show that was printed in ''[[Rumours!]]''. The ad copy asked, "Fanged Geranium nothing but gums?"<ref name="toots" />
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Fanged Geranium seeds are sold at [[Dogweed and Deathcap]].<ref name=WWHP />
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st}}
 
*''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' {{1st}}
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]'' {{Comment|Unnamed}}
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*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4]]''
 
*''[[J. K. Rowling Official Site|J. K. Rowling's Official Site]]''
 
*''[[J. K. Rowling Official Site|J. K. Rowling's Official Site]]''
 
*''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]''
 
*''[[Wonderbook: Book of Spells]]''
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*''[[The Wizarding World of Harry Potter]]'' {{C|Seed packet only}}
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

Revision as of 23:55, May 16, 2013

Geranium
Fanged Geranium
Species information
Leaves

Green

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Biting

Usage

Fangs used in potions and cooking

"A common garden plant that is known to bite or attack if not taken care of. Its fangs are used in many simple potions and in cooking."
—Description on seed packet at Dogweed and Deathcap.[src]

A Fanged Geranium is a magical flower with sharp teeth.[1][2] Its fangs are used as potion ingredients, as well as in wizarding foodstuffs.[3]

Harry Potter received a minor bite from one during his O.W.L. exam for Herbology.[1]

There is widespread historical speculation that the Muggle War of the Roses actually started with wizarding neighbours arguing over a Fanged Geranium.[4]

Fanged Geraniums were mentioned in an advertisement for the Toots, Shoots 'n' Roots radio show that was printed in Rumours!. The ad copy asked, "Fanged Geranium nothing but gums?"[2]

Fanged Geranium seeds are sold at Dogweed and Deathcap.[3]

Appearances

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 Order of the Phoenix, Ch. 31
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Toots, Shoots 'n' Roots" on the Harry Potter Lexicon
  3. 3.0 3.1 The Wizarding World of Harry Potter - see (this image
  4. Third W.O.M.B.A.T. test

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