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Any of several perennial herbs of the genus Narthecium, native to boggy areas in northern temperate regions and having grasslike leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.
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(Plants) either of two liliaceous plants, Narthecium ossifragum of Europe or N. americanum of North America, that grow in boggy places and have small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves
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any grasslike plant of the genus Narthecium, of the lily family, growing in boggy places.
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|Noun||1.||bog asphodel - either of two herbaceous rushlike bog plants having small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves; north temperate regions|
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
European bog asphodel, Narthecium ossifragum - of western Europe: Scandinavia to northern Spain and Portugal
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