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Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
African asparagus fern, Smilax asparagus

Asparagus asparagoides
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Asparagaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Vine

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Africa; cultivated and sometimes naturalizing elsewhere.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Other data on Asparagus asparagoides available from :

Asparagus asparagoides has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Tree Tops Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only



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Asparagus asparagoides
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr