Prussian asparagus (Ornithogalum pyrenaicum)

Ornithogalum pyrenaicum, also called Prussian asparagus, wild asparagus, Bath Asparagus, Pyrenees star of Bethlehemor spiked star of Bethlehem, is a plant whose young flower shoots may be eaten as a vegetable, similar to asparagus.

The common name “Bath Asparagus” comes from the fact it was once abundant near the city of the same name inEngland.

 

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