This introduced groundcover is commonly known as pom pom asparagus fern.
Asparagus macowanii is described as a "monocot" in the Asparagaceae family.
In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act it is not classified as it is not native to Queensland. Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.
Previously known as Asparagus retrofractus. Name misapplied in Australia (Queensland Flora Census 2014).
It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census but is not listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.
Reported at 1 Fraser Coast locality: Yengarie.
Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.