Is agave related to asparagus?
Keeping this in view, what is related to asparagus?
Asparagus, or garden asparagus, folk name sparrow grass, scientific name Asparagus officinalis, is a perennial flowering plant species in the genus Asparagus. It was once classified in the lily family, like the related Allium species, onions and garlic.
Secondly, are yucca and agave related? Agave and yucca belong to the same subfamily (agavoideae) and have a similar appearance, with long, thin leaves bearing a sharp point at the end, radiating from a central stem to form a symmetric rosette. Yucca flower many times, agave only once, after which the plant dies.
Similarly one may ask, what plant family does asparagus belong to?
Is agave a vegetable?
After development of fruit, the original plant dies, but suckers are frequently produced from the base of the stem, which become new plants. It is a common misconception that agaves are cacti. They are not related to cacti, nor are they closely related to Aloe whose leaves are similar in appearance.