King's Spear

Asphodeline lutea

''Asphodeline lutea'' is a perennial plant native to southeastern Europe, northern Africa, and Turkey. It is grown as a landscaping plant.
Asphodeline lutea Asphodeline lutea is a common Mediterranean perennial. Turkey, Antalya - below Egrigol Asphodeline lutea,Geotagged,King's Spear,Spring,Turkey


''Asphodeline lutea'' reaches 3 to 4 ft tall and 1 to 2 ft wide. The grey-green leaves are 1 ft tall, with the flower stalk growing 3 to 4 ft bearing a dense raceme of bright 1 in yellow flowers.
Spring at the Golan heights with Mount Hermon Asphodeline lutea in orange, 
Ferula communis in yellow, 
and then there is Mount Hermon!
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It has been associated with the Asphodel of the underworld, but see also the closely related Asphodelus ramosus.
Yellow asphodel - Asphodeline lutea  Asparagales,Asphodeline lutea,Bulgaria,Flowering Plant,Geotagged,King's Spear,Magnoliophyta,Monocot,Nature,Plantae,Spring,Wildlife,Xanthorrhoeaceae,Yellow Asphodel,flower


''Asphodeline lutea'' was introduced into the University of Oxford Botanic Garden in 1648, even though it demonstrated no known uses that are typical of a physic garden . One of the curators of the garden at the time, John Parkinson, said the plant was “not... used in Physicke for any purpose." The locals in the Mediterranean who were interviewed by Parkinson said that that plant had “no... propertie appropriate unto it but knavery," with no explanation of the particular knavery of which the plant was guilty. The description in the Botanic Garden used the old name of ''Asphodelus lutea''.


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SpeciesA. lutea