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White asphodel

Asphodelus albus


White asphodel grows to a height of 50–120 centimetres


This plant is native to the Mediterranean area.


In Ancient Greece, white asphodel was associated with mourning and death. Its presence was held to facilitate the transition of the dead to Elysium, and it is a feature of the Asphodel Meadows

1 Species ID Suggestions

Asphodelus sp. (por el tiempo de florecer, diria A.aestivus pero no estoy seguro) Asphodelus

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1 Comment

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 8 years ago

Thanks for your help Craig.
I've been searching images of the different species of this plant and I think it is A.albus but I'm not totally sure.

Noe and Pili
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Noe and Pili

Istán, Andalucía, Spain

Spotted on Sep 24, 2011
Submitted on Nov 3, 2011

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