Taxon  Report   742 
Asclepias cryptoceras  S. Watson
Dwarf milkweed,  Humboldt mountains milkweed, Pallid milkweed
Asclepias cryptoceras
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Asclepias cryptoceras, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Asclepias cryptoceras
© 2010 Steve Matson
Genus: Asclepias
Sagebrush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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TJM2: Asclepias cryptoceras ssp. davisii
More information about  Asclepias cryptoceras
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 28, 2016).

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