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Taxon: Asphodelus fistulosus L.

Genus: Asphodelus
Family: Xanthorrhoeaceae subfamily: Asphodeloideae. Also placed in: Asphodelaceae Liliaceae
Nomen number: 5573
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:309. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Apr-1995
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
AL*, FL*, MA*, NC*, NM*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia [possibly]
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Former Yugoslavia; Greece [incl. Crete]; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Bolivia
    Southern South America: Argentina - Cordoba, La Pampa; Chile

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Check other web resources for Asphodelus fistulosus L.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?5573 (17 April 2014)

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