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Asparagus officinalis L.
Garden asparagus

Family: Asparagaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

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

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Asparagus officinalis
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Other data on Asparagus officinalis available from :
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
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 Reported


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