The 'naked ladies' being the late flowering Meadow Saffron. Called naked ladies because they are leafless in flower and on long white stems. Leaves appear the following spring and die back in the summer. We saw them in mid October at Velvet Bottom reserve in the Mendips.
Meadow Saffron - Colchicum autumnale
We also bumped into this handsome chap tucking into the bracken.