Asphodelus fistulosus, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating. Asphodelus fistulosus is a ANNUAL/PERENNIAL growing to m (2ft). It is hardy to zone (UK) 8 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from July to August. Asphodelus fistulosus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: Onion-weed. Plants annuals or short-lived perennials; root crowns thickened with many fibrous roots.

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Plant Materials Web Site. Sheldon Navie close-up of old fruit Photo: Data Source and Documentation. While every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of this information, DEEDI does not invite reliance upon it, nor accept responsibility for any loss or damage caused by actions based on it.

Florida onionweed Noxious weed. You can help Wikipedia fistu,osus expanding it. Invasive and Exotic species. Show All Show Tabs onionweed. Asphodelus fistulosus onionweed pink asphodel This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. Minnesota onionweed Prohibited noxious weed. Sheldon Navie leaves Photo: This Asparagales article is a stub.


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It is also a common weed in parts of AustraliaNew Zealandand Mexicoand it thrives in any area with a Mediterranean climate. QR Code What’s this? For a list of references used on this page please go here. Spermatophyta — Seed plants.

Prefers a deep rich sandy loamy soil[1, 42]. Tue Dec 28 This plant can be weedy or invasive. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.

To leave a comment please Register or login fistukosus All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. Grows well on hot dry banks[42].

About our new maps. It is an annual or short-lived perennial herb growing a hollow stem up to 70 centimeters tall. This can result in a reduction in the productivity of pastures and increased management costs.

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The flowers are sweetly scented[]. You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box.

Please view the copyright link for more information. Scattered populations are also found in south-eastern and central Queensland, in Tasmania, in other parts of South Australia and in the southern parts of Northern Territory. You will receive a range of benefits including: The seed contains oils rich in linoleic acid and are of value in preventing atherosclerosis[]. Seeds may be dispersed by wind, water, machinery, in agricultural produce, and in mud attached to animals and vehicles.


Archived from the original xls on The plant is eaten as a vegetable, records of ‘edible bulbs’ seem to be erroneous[].

The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Insects. Sheldon Navie flowers in elongated clusters Photo: Symbols for Unknown Plants.

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Primarily found in warmer temperate and semi-arid regions, but also a weed of sub-tropical and arid environments. The inflorescence is a panicle with widely spaced flowers.

Vermont onionweed Class A noxious weed. The asphodeluw is diuretic[].