Taxon  Report   9707 
Asparagus officinalis  L.
Garden asparagus
Asparagus officinalis
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
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Asparagus officinalis
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry ID: 0000 0000 0506 1242 [detail] 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Asparagus officinalis
© 2007 Dr. Amadej Trnkoczy
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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Asparagus officinalis
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Family: ASPARAGACEAE   (PLANTS: LILIACEAE)
Genus: Asparagus
Subspecies and Varieties:
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]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 04, 2016).

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