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  • Here ever bloom the winter flowers in the unfading grass: the yellow elanor, and the pale niphredil.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • When he had gone and passed again into the outer world, still Frodo the wanderer from the Shire would walk there, upon the grass among elanor and niphredil in fair Lothlórien.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • And on the evening of Midsummer Aragorn, Arathorn’s son, and Arwen daughter of Elrond went to the fair hill, Cerin Amroth, in the midst of the land, and they walked unshod on the undying grass with elanor and niphredil about their feet And there upon that hill they looked east to the Shadow and west to the Twilight, and they plighted their troth and were glad.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • ‘There at last when the mallorn-leaves were falling, but spring had not yet come, she laid herself to rest upon Cerin Amroth; and there is her green grave, until the world is changed, and all the days of her life are utterly forgotten by men that come after, and elanor and niphredil bloom no more east of the Sea.

    The Lord of the Rings

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  • a white flower invented by Tolkien, it came into being when Luthien was born

    March 17, 2008