SH7524 : Narthecium ossifragum. Llafn y bladur. Bog asphodel

taken 10 years ago, near to Llanfachreth, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Narthecium ossifragum. Llafn y bladur.  Bog asphodel
Narthecium ossifragum. Llafn y bladur. Bog asphodel
A very common plant on the wetter part of the moors. Once thought to infect sheep with foot rot - hence its Latin name which means "bone breaker". Variously known in Welsh as Llafn y bladur (scythe's blade) and Gwayw'r brenin (king's braxy)
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SH7524, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 20 July, 2007
Category
Flora   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 757 241 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.0277N 3:50.6738W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 757 241
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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