Taxon  Report   758 
Asphodelus fistulosus  L.
Asphodel,  Onionweed
Asphodelus fistulosus
© 2007 Luigi Rignanese
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Asphodelus fistulosus
© 2005 Luigi Rignanese
Asphodelus fistulosus
© 2010 Steven Thorsted
Asphodelus fistulosus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: moderate

Asphodelus fistulosus is classified by the U.S. Federal Government as a NOXIOUS WEED. [USDA 2000]

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Asphodelus fistulosus
© 2007 Pasi Rein
Genus: Asphodelus
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Asphodelus tenuifolius
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 18, 2018).

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