Asphodelus ramosus - White asphodels

 

 

 

White Asphodel - Asphodelus ramosus - Click to enlarge

Asphodelus ramosus - Detail

White Asphodel - Asphodelus ramosus - Click to enlarge

Asphodelus ramosus - Detail

Asphodelus ramosus - close-up view

Asphodelus ramosus - Detail

Field of white asphodels - Click to enlarge

A field of asphodels

A field  of asphodels on the plateau of Omalos - Click to enlarge

A field of asphodels in Omalos

White Asphodel and Carpenter bee

Carpenter bee on an asphodel

A very common asphodel, Asphodelus ramosus is sometimes mistakenly identified as Asphodelus aestivus (a very similar plant but it doesn't grow in Greece).

The White Asphodel is found in large populations from sea level to around 1300m. Flowering time is from early March to June depending on altitude.

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