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Flowers:

March to June.

Asparagus stipularis (Lilliaceae)

Spikey Asparagus

A much-branched tough and straggling plant with leaves replaced by spikey cladodes (modified stems). Fruit a small berry becoming black when ripe.

On dry grass slopes, pine forests or coastal areas.

(stipularis: Lat. Stipules)

  

Corallia Bay 24.10.2003

 

In flower. 29.3.2004