Taxon  Report   737 
Asclepias albicans  S. Watson
white stemmed milkweed,  whitestem milkweed

Asclepias albicans
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Asclepias albicans
© 2011 Aaron Schusteff
Asclepias albicans, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Asclepias albicans
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Asclepias
Creosote Bush Scrub
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 09, 2015).

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