Sprenger's asparagus fern USDA PLANTS Symbol: ASPAET
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Shrub or Subshrub Forbs/Herbs
Asparagus aethiopicus L.

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Taxonomic Rank: Liliopsida: Liliales: Liliaceae
Synonym(s): asparagus fern, bushy asparagus, Sprenger asparagus
Native Range: Africa - So. Africa (GRIN);

Identification, Biology, Control and Management Resources

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Plant(s);
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Plant(s);
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Plant(s);
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Feature(s); Thorns on plant
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Feature(s); Notice thorns at the nodes.
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Flower(s);
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Flower(s);
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Flower(s); Flowers are white and small
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Fruit(s); Immature fruit, turns red as it matures
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Fruit(s); Immature fruit, turns red as it matures
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Fruit(s); Mature fruit
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Fruit(s); Mature fruit
Rebekah D. Wallace, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
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EDDMapS Distribution:
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State(s) Where Reported invasive.
Based on state level agency and organization lists of invasive plants from WeedUS database.

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Invasive Listing Sources:
Faith Campbell, 1998
Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council