Calflora
Taxon  Report   756    
Asparagus officinalis  L.  ssp. officinalis 
Garden asparagus
Asparagus officinalis ssp. officinalis
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
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Asparagus officinalis ssp. officinalis
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Asparagus officinalis ssp. 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 ssp. officinalis
© 1995 Saint Mary's College of California
Communities: escaped cultivar

Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

 
More information about  Asparagus officinalis ssp. officinalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASOF)

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: Dec 13, 2018).

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