The white Affodill (Asphodelus albus) belongs to the kind Affodill (Asphodelus).
The 50-120 cm high Staude possesses fleshy, carrot-like thickened roots. The is upright, and usually sheetless. The become long up to 60 cm and are of grey-greener color. The blooms are with dark-brown hautigen carrying sheets. These sit in a close grape/cluster. Bloom time is from May to July.
The plant is particularly in the central area common by Spain, SW-France in the southern alps up to the western Balkans from the valley situation to 2,200 m
As location the lime-loving plant prefers nutrient-rich meadows, pastures and bushes on kalkhaltigem soil.
During the antique ones the plant applied with the Greeks as mourning plant, which should facilitate the transition to the underworld