bog asphodel[bôgˈăsˈfə-dĕlˌ, bŏgˈ-]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of several plants (genus Narthecium) of the lily family found in bogs, esp. a grasslike wildflower (N. americanum) native to New Jersey that has yellow blossoms
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of several perennial herbs of the genus Narthecium in the lily family, native to boggy areas in northern temperate regions and having grasslike leaves and clusters of yellow flowers.