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The Commodity Guide Page provides general product-related information and may serve as a tool to help regulatory officials identify fruits and vegetables intercepted at U.S. ports of entry. A flag ( Access Restricted to APHIS/CBP ) indicates information that is intended for and available to an APHIS/CBP audience only.
Asparagus Asparagus officinalis Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Asparagus 
Scientific Name(s): Asparagus officinalis 
Common Name(s): asparagio, asparagus, asperge, espargo, esparraguera, espárrago, garden asparagus, oranda-kiji-kakushi, shi diao bai, spargel, sparris 
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Season Information: January - January. . 
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White_Asparagus.jpg magnify image White asparagus shoots
asparagusshoot.jpg magnify image Asparagus Shoot
asparagus.jpg magnify image Photograph courtesy of Cooseman's
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