Bog Asphodel ( Narthecium ossifragum )


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Family: Lillaceae

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Tufted perennial of boggy heaths and moors. Locally common on suitable peaty soils but absent from much of C and E England. Narrow, iris-like leaves borne in a flattened fan. Spikes of flowers appear June to August; turns orange in fruit. Height up to 20cm