Paradisea liliastrum   St. Bruno's Lily

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This fragrant lily with a one sided flowerhead (raceme) grows in meadows and amongst rocks up to heights of 8,000 feet. The alpine meadow where we found it growing was about 7,000 feet above sea level. It is found in the Apennines and the Pyrenees as well as the Alps.

Meadow above railway station at Alp GrĂ¼m, Engadine Switzerland 9th July 2010

Added on February 11th 2011, updated 13th march 2016

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