Occurrence record: HO540653

PreservedSpecimen of Asparagus officinalis | Asparagus recorded on 2004-03-12


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Data resource HO AVH data
Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "HO"
Collection code Tasmanian Herbarium
Catalog number HO540653
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations sheet
Collector Baker, M.L.|Crane, A.
Record number 398
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence remarks Frequent in weedy verge between road and paddock fenceline. Fruiting with masses of red berries
Occurrence status present
Collection code HO
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 2004-03-12
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 12 Mar 2004


Scientific name Asparagus officinalis
Supplied scientific name "Asparagus officinalis L."
Taxon rank species
Common name Asparagus
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Charophyta
Class Equisetopsida
Order Asparagales
Family Asparagaceae
Supplied as "Liliaceae"
Genus Asparagus
Species Asparagus officinalis
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship L.


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Clarence (C)
Locality Seven Mile Beach, Seven Mile Beach Road
Habitat Weedy roadside verge
Latitude -42.865283
Supplied as: "-42.866667"
Longitude 147.501036
Supplied as: "147.500000"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "EPSG:4202"
Verbatim coordinate system UTM
Verbatim locality Seven Mile Beach, Seven Mile Beach Road
Minimum elevation in meters 5
Coordinate precision 0.016667
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Georeferenced by Baker, M.L.
Verbatim SRS EPSG:20255
Verbatim coordinates AMG 55 540594 5254202
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU
Verbatim elevation 5.0
Supplied as 5

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Tasmanian Temperate Rainforests
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia South-east Tasmania IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
    Land use Modified pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2014 South
    NRM Regions 2015 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble removed
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South NRM Region
    IBRA 6 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South East
    IBRA 7 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 7 Subregions South East
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 COAL RIVER
    River Regions COAL RIVER
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Franklin
    Local Government Areas 2011 Clarence (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Clarence
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CLARENCE CITY COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 29
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 6437
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER HOBART
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CAMBRIDGE
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) HOBART - NORTH EAST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HOBART
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FRANKLIN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FRANKLIN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GREATER HOBART
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CLARENCE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) SEVEN MILE BEACH
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) MAJOR URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 100,000 TO 249,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) HOBART
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) FRANKLIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) FRANKLIN
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) HOBART
    Statistical Local Areas Clarence (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Central Tasmania Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Jdtm
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Tasmanian Hills
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Annual crops and highly modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Removed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 6731.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 874.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3022633.0 $
    Sheep numbers 29325.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7518
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7285
    Endemism 0.014742974
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.010858668
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5026
    Migratory species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 21.345678 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.2923837 index
    Species Richness 5.3703704 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 12.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5481739
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.074781
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.22325014
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 93.85755 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 166.64941 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 38.465294 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.039411765 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.24411765 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 76.49477 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.40657 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 71.34113 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 40.345196 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 30.48353 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1607766
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.262998 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.37917912 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.99117446
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.15930124
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.008833372
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 49.494705 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -53.512352 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -120.79648 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 2.8764725 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.092354 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 14.031373 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.117647 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.217892 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.691912 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.195282 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 4.845294 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 13.248236 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.9635315 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.6405945 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.569397 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.525978 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.7400208 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.0723572 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.175293 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 23.040588 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 12.471176 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 521.8571 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 128.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 129.57143 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.714286 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 108.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 14.714286 mm
    Precipitation - spring 139.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 142.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 131.71428 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.857142 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 149.85715 mm
    Precipitation - winter 130.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -37.984035 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -111.33682 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.4285717 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 6.0714283 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 23.37143 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.8428574 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 21.042856 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.528571 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.314285 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.9571428 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.657143 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.385715 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 9.6285715 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0571429
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.257143 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.414286 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 141.88857 km/day
    Wind run - month max 175.54504 km/day
    Wind run - month min 114.71475 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.1454191 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.05 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 3.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 2.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 3.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.4 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3244996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1648.289 m
    Remoteness index 2.03
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.5228815
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.85660154
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.22325014
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 79.23328 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 28.296566 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.2828737 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.5415909 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 47.059334
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 77.09414
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 20.092514
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 53.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.39 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 3.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 140.544 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4981868 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 155.04308 kgC/ha
    Clay % 47.016483 %
    Erodibility 48.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 75.0 %
    Erosivity 662.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 40.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.157895 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -129.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.5985714
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.8
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.9114286
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.8757143
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.25285715
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.3157143
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 37.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.3257143
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 13350.183 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 71.26001 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 79.1844 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 2.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 4.597802
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 14.600268 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1574.2594 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 13.138887 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 4.597802
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 8.422334
    Unreliable water retention parameters 21.428572
    Water holding capacity 48000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 70.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.11354 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 84.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 82.416664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 21.0 m
    Elevation 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.14824815 degrees
    Topographic relief 82.9223 m
    Topographic roughness 143.419 %
    Topographic slope (%) 5.124123 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1525 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 44.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 39.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 19.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 42.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0353 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 7.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3827 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 222.33333 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 226.33333 Day