Taxon  Report   9707    
Asparagus officinalis  L.
Garden asparagus
Asparagus officinalis
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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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
© 2010 Lee Dittmann
Genus: Asparagus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: escaped cultivar


Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

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

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 22, 2019).