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Location
Known to have grown in Ithilien, and presumably also elsewhere
Species
Any of many species related to lilies, belonging especially to the genus Asphodelus
Pronunciation
a'sfodel
Meaning
From the Greek asphodelos, said to have been the flower that bloomed in the Elysian Fields

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  • Updated 8 April 2008
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Asphodel

Pale flowers of the woodland

Yellow and white flowers found by Frodo and Sam in Ithilien.


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