It never grows in wet boggy places, never in woods, or on or about stumps of trees.
The soil is light and sandy, but much of the land reclaimed in the boggy districts is very fertile.
Boggy shale 2000-2600
BUTTERWORT, the popular name of a small insectivorous plant, Pinguicula vulgaris, which grows in wet, boggy land.
Bog-asphodel (Narthecium ossifragum), a member of the same family, is a small herb common in boggy places in Britain, with rigid narrow radical leaves and a stem bearing a raceme of small golden yellow flowers.