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Common asphodel

Asphodel aestivus


Upright, hairless perennial. Leaves narrow and grey-green and basal. Flowers star-shaped, white and 20-30mm across; borne in branched spikes, January-June.


Favours stony ground and garrigue. Widespread throughout the Mediterranean.

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Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Apr 22, 2012
Submitted on Apr 29, 2012

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