Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia

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Most habitat and range descriptions were obtained from Weakley's Flora.

Your search found 2 taxa in the family Asparagaceae, Asparagus family, as understood by Weakley's Flora.

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camera icon Common Name: Garden Asparagus, Sparrowgrass
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asparagus officinalis   FAMILY: Asparagaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS National Database: Asparagus officinalis   FAMILY: Liliaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Vascular Flora of the Carolinas (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968): Asparagus officinalis 041-01-001   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it to have escaped to fencerows, roadsides, disturbed areas

Commonly cultivated and escaped

Non-native: Eurasia

 


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camera icon Common Name: Sprenger’s Asparagus-fern, Emerald-fern
Weakley's Flora: (11/30/12) Asparagus aethiopicus   FAMILY: Asparagaceae
(?) PLANTS National Database: Asparagus aethiopicus   FAMILY: Liliaceae

 

Look for it in disturbed areas, seeding down especially around plantings

Rare

Non-native: southern Africa

 


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