A green or white spear-shaped vegetable that is harvested in early spring.
Native to Europe, Asia, and Northwestern
Asparagus has moved with various human migrations and is now cultivated in North America, South America, China, and Europe.
Asparagus contains glutathione, an antioxidant that promotes liver health and reduces inflammation.
Kew Science- Plants of the World Online; http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/?q=asparagus
“Spargel, or Why Germans are Crazy About Their Asparagus” by German Culture (2020)