Definition of Bog asphodel
1. Noun. Either of two herbaceous rushlike bog plants having small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves; north temperate regions.
Group relationships: Genus Narthecium, Narthecium
Specialized synonyms: European Bog Asphodel, Narthecium Ossifragum, American Bog Asphodel, Narthecium Americanum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bog Asphodel
Literary usage of Bog asphodel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Of the plants on his list only the bog asphodel ... The bog asphodel was suspected as a causal agent and the Reports of the Moredun Institute, ..."
2. Familiar Wild Flowers by Frederick Edward Hulme (1878)
"E can well remember the satisfaction with which, after a long tramp on the Yorkshire moorlands, we first made acquaintance with the bog asphodel. ..."
3. Plant Names, Scientific and Popular, Including in the Case of Each Plant the by Albert Brown Lyons (1900)
"Americanum Gray). Southern New .Jersey. American bog asphodel, Bastard or Lancashire Asphodel, Moor-grass, Kosa-Solis*. 2. ABIES, Juss. - - Fir. ..."
4. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt (1890)
"... which are intermediate between the two extreme forms already referred to. In addition to bog asphodel, the larva has, to my knowledge, ..."