Scientific Name: Asparagus africanus
Common names: Wild Asparagus, Sparrowgrass
Description: Thin green stem with thorns and small leaves. Generally found in water-rich valleys in Namibia, such as in the Naukluft Mountains, and also widely spread across Southern Africa
Superstition uses: None recorded.
Interesting Facts: Cultivated as an ornamental plant in Namibia, and often seen in gardens in Windhoek.
Credits: Christian Fourie.