Dog's-Violet, or Viola ca-nina,An indigenous perennial plant, which thrives in shady places, heaths, and hedge-banks : it is in flower from April to June. - Sheep are very fond of this herb, and bees collet honey from its blos-soms.—The roots, when dried and pulverized, are sa id to be an excellent vermifuge, and were for merly drunk in wine, as an approved remedy for the colic. On account of their supposed astringent and restorative properties, they are sometimes given in water, to cure children of the epilepsy.