Taxon  Report   739 
Asclepias californica  E. Greene
California milkweed
Asclepias californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is found only slightly beyond California borders.
 

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Asclepias californica
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Asclepias californica
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Asclepias californica
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Chaparral
Habitat: slopes [Walker]
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: APOCYNACEAE   (PLANTS: ASCLEPIADACEAE)
Genus: Asclepias
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Asclepias californica ssp. californica
TJM2: Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
 Information about  Asclepias californica  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (ASCA3)

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Asclepias californica
© 2011 Jean Pawek

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 03, 2015).

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