Calflora
Taxon  Report   9707    
Asparagus officinalis  L.
Garden asparagus
Asparagus officinalis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: ASPARAGACEAE  
Genus: Asparagus
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: DERMATITIS

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Asparagus officinalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASOF)

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2019).