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|Family: Asparagaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Asparagus||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Habit: Climbing or sprawling; roots tuberous. Stem: 1--5 m; branchlets 6--20 mm wide. Leaf: not spurred. Inflorescence: axillary, umbels or flowers 1. Flower: bisexual; perianth 5--7 mm, bell-shaped, green-white. Fruit: 6--8 mm, red or blue or purple.
Ecology: Disturbed places, fields; Elevation: < 1700 m. Bioregional Distribution: CCo, s SCo, PR; Distribution Outside California: native to southern Africa. Flowering Time: Dec--Apr
eFlora Treatment Author: Dale W. McNeal
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Asparagus aethiopicus
Next taxon: Asparagus officinalis subsp. officinalis
Citation for this treatment: Dale W. McNeal 2016. Asparagus asparagoides, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=14480, accessed on July 25, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on July 25, 2016.