Common asparagus-fern

Asparagus setaceus -- Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants

Asparagus setaceus

Non-Native in Florida

This species appears on the following legally prohibited plant lists

The UF/IFAS Assessment lists plants according to their invasive status in Florida.

Common asparagus-fern is native to South Africa but escaped cultivation. It is frequently found in disturbed sites in St. Johns and Leon Counties, the central peninsula and Broward County. The reproductive season is fall-winter (Wunderlin, 2003).