Asphodelus fistulosus

Family Asphodelaceae

Species Profile

Species classification Invasive [NSW's Noxious Weeds]
Common namesAsphodel, Hollow-stemmed Asphodel, Onion weed, Wild Onion
SynonymsInformation unavailable
LongevityAnnual, Biennial, Perennial
Growth formHerb
Seed dispersal morphologyUnassisted
Maximum height (m)0.8
Capable of vegetative reproductionNo
Native rangeNorthern Africa, Asia, southern Europe, Atlantic Ocean Islands
Exotic range (Australia)NSW, NT, QLD, SA, TAS, VIC, WA
Exotic range (other)Tropical Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, South America
Habitat types (exotic)Agricultural land, Coastal vegetation/sand dunes, Disturbed areas (including trails), Grasslands, Pastures, Roadsides, Scrublands/shrublands, Woodlands
Soil type (exotic)Information unavailable
Decade of introduction1890

National Climate Change Impact

Invasive Class 3

The area of suitable habitat and the habitat suitability of observations, for this species, are projected to decrease or remain the same 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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