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Asparagus asparagoides

3 Bridal Creeper, Florist's Smilax at Yarralumla, ACT

Asparagus asparagoides at Yarralumla, ACT - 28 Jun 2020
Asparagus asparagoides at Yarralumla, ACT - 28 Jun 2020
Asparagus asparagoides at Yarralumla, ACT - 28 Jun 2020
Asparagus asparagoides at Yarralumla, ACT - 28 Jun 2020
Asparagus asparagoides at Yarralumla, ACT - 28 Jun 2020
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Identification history

Asparagus asparagoides 28 Jun 2020 MichaelMulvaney

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Significant sighting

28 Jun 2020

This is a weed of national significance that with climate change could become a major invader of our areas bush. If you have this plant in your garden or a pot (birds can spread its fruit) please dispose in red landfill bin. If in garden, poison or make sure you remove all its bulbs.

Author's notes

14 plants with multiple bulbs, 28 seedlings/single bulbs over a 10 m section next to on road bike lane on north side of Adelaide avenue. Growing under planted Brittle Gums Checked under planted and weedy nearby cotoneatsers and along 200m stretch of roadside but no other plants. Removed all plants present. Location reported by Silke (thanks). Probably spread by birds eating berries on pot plant of nearby apartments.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest

Sighting information

  • 42 Abundance
  • 28 Jun 2020 10:26 PM Recorded on
  • MichaelMulvaney Recorded by
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