Asparagus declinatus

Family Asparagaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [Weeds of National Significance]
Common namesAsparagus Fern, Bridal Veil, Bridal Veil Creeper, Pale Berry Asparagus Fern, South African Creeper
SynonymsAsparagus crispus Lam.; Myrsiphyllum declinatum (L.) Oberm.
Growth formVine/scrambler/climber
Seed dispersal morphologyFleshy fruit/Edible/Aril
Maximum height (m)3
Capable of vegetative reproductionYes
Native rangeSouthern Africa
Exotic range (Australia)SA, WA
Exotic range (other)Information unavailable
Habitat types (exotic)Forest, Roadsides, Urban areas, gardens and parks
Soil type (exotic)Most soil types
Decade of introduction1880

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 1

Species has increases in the area of suitable habitat and habitat suitability of observations under RCP 8.5 2065 compared to current climate suitability.

Maps of Habitat Suitability & Recorded Occurrences

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Current suitable habitat

2035 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

2065 suitable habitat
(RCP 8.5)

Recorded occurrences

Recorded occurrences


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