Asparagaceae (weeds)

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Asparagus asparagoides (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Forest & Kim Starr
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Asparagaceae (weeds) - (asparagus family)

This family has a world-wide distribution and contains around 2-3,000 species and more than 100 genera of monocots. A number are cultivated like asparagus or agave, but several others are considered agricultural weeds. The latter includes, for example, bridal creeper (Asparagus asparagoides), an invasive climbing weed.

The following genera and species of weeds are currently entered under this family: