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Sand Lily

Pancratium maritimum

Description:

The flowers have a pleasing, exotic and very subtle lily scent, which only becomes apparent during still, windless summer nights that allow the delicate fragrance to become perceptible. Flowering is from August to October.

Habitat:

It grows on coastal sands or just above the high tide mark. The Latin maritimum means "of the seashore".

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MarieBrindley
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MarieBrindley

Kyrenia, Cyprus

Spotted on Oct 3, 2011
Submitted on Oct 7, 2011

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