Taxon  Report   755 
Asparagus asparagoides  (L.) Druce
African asparagus fern
Asparagus asparagoides
© 2012 Jean Pawek
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Asparagus asparagoides
© 2011 P.Roullard
Asparagus asparagoides
© 2011 P.Roullard
Asparagus asparagoides, a monocot, is a vine that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate - ALERT (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Asparagus asparagoides
© 2011 P.Roullard
Genus: Asparagus
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 25, 2016).

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