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Asparagus is a plant growing to 39–59 in tall, with stout stems. The flowers are bell-shaped, greenish-white to yellowish (Wikipedia, nd).

Allergy Alert:

Although uncommon, allergies to asparagus may still occur. In the event of an allergic reaction, contact your allergist.

Common Uses:

Asparagus is commonly used as sides for dishes or in soups, but can also be used in holistic medicines. Its distinguishing taste makes it a highlight for many recipes.

Dietary Information and Related Articles:

Here is a top-rated recipe for roasted asparagus!