Asphodelus albus Mill.

Asphodelus albus Mill.


    Taxon info

    Asphodelus albus is an attractive mountain species of S Europe. In Greece it is confined to the NW mainland, growing in wet meadows and open deciduous woodland, generally at 1200–1800 m. The related A. ramosus (with branched inflorescence) is common throughout lowland Greece. Being poisonous and shunned by animals it is often abundant in overgrazed and degraded habitats.A
    A. Dimopoulos, P., Raus, Th., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, Th., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A. & Tzanoudakis, D. 2013: Vascular plants of Greece: An annotated checklist. 31: p. 322 [Plate 3.3]


    GR(NPi SPi NC

    Greece (North Central Greece present; North Pindos present; South Pindos present)


    Native / Non Range-Restricted




    Geophyte (Cryptophyte)


    Woodlands and scrub, High mountain vegetation

    IUCN category

    Not Evaluated

    Presidential Decree 67/81


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