Calflora
Taxon  Report   9025    
Asparagus setaceus  (Kunth) Jessop
Common asparagus fern
Asparagus setaceus
© 2018 Keir Morse
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Asparagus setaceus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.

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Asparagus setaceus
© 2010 Moorea Biocode
Family: ASPARAGACEAE  
Genus: Asparagus
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Asparagus plumosus
More information about  Asparagus setaceus
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASSE12)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 19, 2018).

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