Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition

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Key to Asparagus

1 Cladophylls (“leaves”) flattened, 1-2 mm wide
1 Cladophylls (“leaves”) filiform, < 0.7 mm wide.
..2 Flowers in 1-3-flowered axillary racemes; berries 6-10 mm long, red; erect herb (sometimes arching in age)
..2 Flowers in 1-4-flowered terminal umbels; berries 4-5 mm long, purplish-black; scrambling vine