bog asphodel

bog asphodel

noun
any of several plants of the genus Narthecium, of the lily family, having yellowish flowers and growing in boggy places.

Origin:
1880–85

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bog asphodel
 
n
either of two liliaceous plants, Narthecium ossifragum of Europe or N. americanum of North America, that grow in boggy places and have small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves

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