edible asparagus


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Noun1.edible asparagus - plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetableedible asparagus - plant whose succulent young shoots are cooked and eaten as a vegetable
asparagus - edible young shoots of the asparagus plant
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Asparagus - large genus of Old World perennial herbs with erect or spreading or climbing stems and small scalelike leaves and inconspicuous flowers; sometimes placed in family Asparagaceae
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What does it do: Asparagus Fern is not a fern but part of the edible Asparagus group and takes its name from the plant collector Carl Sprenger who popularised it as a decorative houseplant in Victorian times.