• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Rethymno, Amari to Kouroutes
  • Photo taken by:
    Trichas, A.
  • Photo taken date:
    September 2007
Yellow Αsphodel
Phrygana diorama

Photo of the inflorescence of Yellow asphodel, Asphodeline lutea, in Crete, Greece. It is found growing wild, in the eastern Mediterranean, and prefers well-drained, sandy soil. In Crete, its edible young shoots are part of the Cretan "Wild Greens” diet.