Daffodil
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Taken at Grassmere on 21st April 2018 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 


Taken at Baron's Haugh on April 7th 2009 using Nikon D40X with Nikon 300 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Taken at Windermere on 21st April 2018 using Panasonic Lumix LX5
in macro mode
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Daffodil.
Latin Name :
Family:
Habit:
AKA:
Narcissus pseudonarcissus.
Daffodil.
Perennial.

Habitat:
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Meadows, woodland, riverbanks.
March-May.
30 - 50 cm
The daffodil is a very old species.
The Greeks knew it as asphodelus which grew in the fields
of the Underworld. This name has evolved from affodilus to daffodil.
The ground bulbs of the daffodil have narcotic properties.
It can be used in small doses as a purgative and emetic.
It's crushed bulbs have also been used to heal
wounds when mixed with barley.