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Asparagus officinalis L.
Garden asparagus

Asparagus officinalis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Asparagaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: The Old World; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized 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

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Asparagus officinalis has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Dry Tortugas National Park Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
National Key Deer Refuge Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only

Asparagus officinalis has been found in the following county :
Occurrence Native Status
Monroe County (Keys) Presumed Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only

Asparagus officinalis has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland

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Asparagus officinalis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton