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Plants of the Fraser Coast Region

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Asparagus africanus     Lam.

This introduced vine or climber is commonly known as climbing asparagus.

Reported at 13 Fraser Coast localities: Bauple, Bidwill, Booral, Craignish, Dundathu, Dundowran Beach, Eli Waters, Maryborough, Tiaro, Tinana, Toogoom, Urangan, Walkers Point.

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is not classified as it is not native to Queensland.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Asparagus africanus is described as a "monocot" in the Asparagaceae family.

A category 3 restricted invasive plant under the Biosecurity Act 2014. Flowering Tinana October 2016. 


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.

Australasian Virtual Herbarium

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