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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
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asparagus.jpg magnify image Photograph courtesy of Cooseman's
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