Asphodelus fistulosus   Onion Weed

Aphodelus fistulosus whole Aphodelus fistulosus whole

This is a very successful European introduction which loves this western Australian climate. On our European trips we see its Spanish and Greek relatives but they are puny compared with this typical Western Australian coloniser. In Europe we call this Hollow-leaved Asphodel.

Rottnest Island near Perth, Western Australia 20th September 2008

Added on 5th March 2008, updated 16th October 2008, updated Feb 27th 2010, updated 18th January 2013

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