Taxon  Report   9707 
Asparagus officinalis  L.
garden asparagus
Asparagus officinalis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Community: escaped cultivar
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Toxicity: DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: ASPARAGACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Asparagus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Asparagus officinalis ssp. officinalis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Asparagus officinalis ssp. officinalis
 Information about  Asparagus officinalis  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASOF)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 24, 2014).

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