Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Asparagus officinalis Linnaeus. Asparagus, Sparrowgrass, Garden Asparagus. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jul-Oct. Hab: Commonly cultivated, commonly escaped to fencerows, roadsides, disturbed areas. Dist: Native of Eurasia.

Origin/Endemic status: Eurasia

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, F, FNA26, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, Mi, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3; > Asparagus officinalis ssp. officinalis – Mo1

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image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie
image of plant© J.W. Hardin