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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Succeeds in ordinary garden soil, tolerating partial shade[].

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Up to 30 of these flowers are alternately arranged along the upper parts of the branched flowering stems i. QR Code What’s this? Sheldon Navie close-up of seeds Photo: The seed contains oils rich in linoleic acid and are of value in preventing atherosclerosis[].


They are hairless i. Check our website at www. Florida onionweed Noxious weed. Sheldon Navie close-up of old fruit Asphodelhs Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved from ” https: In Victoria it is thought to pose a serious threat to one or more vegetation communities e.

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New Mexico onionweed Class A noxious weed. Sheldon Navie asphodelua fruit Photo: Baker Asphodelus tenuifolius Cav. The flowers have six ‘petals’ i. This Asparagales article is a stub. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Prefers a sunny position in a soil that is not too rich[]. Onion weed Asphodelus fistulosus may be confused with dune onion asphodslus Trachyandra divaricatafalse onion weed Nothoscordum borbonicumthree-cornered garlic Allium triquetrum and crow garlic Allium vineale.

Vermont onionweed Class Fistjlosus noxious weed. The species is hermaphrodite has both male and female organs and is pollinated by Insects.

The fruit is an almost round i. Ecological Site Information System. Common names are from state and federal lists.

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State agriculture or natural resource departments. However, this species can be readily distinguished by its smaller golden yellow flowers up to 15 mm across.

These leaves cm long and 1. Asphodelus fistulosus onionweed pink asphodel This plant can be weedy or asphoddelus according to the authoritative sources noted below.

This is an invasive species and should not be planted in a garden! Sheldon Navie habit in flower Photo: Primarily found in warmer temperate and semi-arid regions, but also a weed of sub-tropical and arid environments.

It is hardy to zone UK 8 and is not frost tender. Data Source and Documentation.