Calflora
Taxon  Report   758    
Asphodelus fistulosus  L.
Asphodel,  Onionweed
Asphodelus fistulosus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it has been 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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(413 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: ASPHODELACEAE  
Genus: Asphodelus

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Asphodelus tenuifolius
More information about  Asphodelus fistulosus

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 27, 2020).