Calflora
Taxon  Report   746    
Asclepias erosa  Torr.
Desert milkweed
Asclepias erosa
© 2005 Brent Miller
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Asclepias erosa
© 2003 James M. Andre
Asclepias erosa
© 2003 James M. Andre
Asclepias erosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Asclepias erosa
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Family: APOCYNACEAE  
Genus: Asclepias
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Valley Grassland

Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Asclepias erosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASER2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 15, 2018).

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