|Scientific Name||Asparagus officinalis|
|Location/Vegetative Zone||Salt Marsh|
|Identifying Characteristics||Clustered, green-yellow in color|
- Red berries poisonous to humans, 6-10 mm in diameter.
- Commonly eaten before the buds start to open
- Water in which the plant is cooked can be used as a face wash to clear blemishes
- Used in medicine as a source of potassium, calcium and folate.
“Asparagus- Properties, Benefits, and Medicinal Uses”. Food and Diseases. N.p. January 2018. Web.
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