Definition of Bog asphodel

1. Noun. Either of two herbaceous rushlike bog plants having small yellow flowers and grasslike leaves; north temperate regions.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bog Asphodel

boeuf fondu bourguignon
boffed
boffin
boffinry
boffins
boffo
boffola
boffolas
boffos
boffs
bog
bog-orchid
bog-standard
bog asphodel (current term)
bog aster
bog bilberries
bog bilberry
bog brush
bog candles
bog down
bog hemp
bog in
bog iron
bog iron ore
bog kalmia
bog laurel
bog moss
bog myrtle

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, ..."

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