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Lilium martagon L.


Perennial, herbaceous plant. Flowers between June and August. Leaves have a lanceolate shape, about 15 cm long and 5 cm wide.


Can be found in deciduous an coniferous forests, often on rich loamy soils originating from limestone. Prefers halfshade.


Exudes a sweet odour (especially in the evening), attracting certain nocturnal butterflies. Deer likes to feed on the flowers.

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Meik Meißner
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Meik Meißner

Weberstedt, Thüringen, Germany

Spotted on Aug 1, 2008
Submitted on Apr 27, 2011

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