Taxon  Report   755    
Asparagus asparagoides  (L.) Druce
African asparagus fern
Asparagus asparagoides
© 2017 B.J. Dion
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Asparagus asparagoides
© 2017 David Greenberger
Asparagus asparagoides
© 2011 P.Roullard
Asparagus asparagoides, a monocot, is a vine that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Asparagus asparagoides
© 2018 Jennifer Mo
Genus: Asparagus
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

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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 18, 2019).