Stalked by Wild Asparagus

Foraging for wild asparagus is a matter of knowing exactly what an asparagus plant—wild or domesticated—looks like at each stage of its life cycle. If you don't know, you'll probably have trouble finding it.

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Mature dead stalks mark the location where new stalks will grow in spring.
JOHN E. TRAISTER