Sweet Flag

Name: Sweet Flag

Scientific name: Acorus calamus

Category: Flowers

Nature Stars: 60

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Where: Grows well in England and in some parts of the rest of the UK and Ireland

Fantastic fact: Sweet Flag smells sweetly when crushed, and was once strewn across the floor in poor houses as an air freshener.

Photograph credit: Philip Precey

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