Taxon  Report   748 
Asclepias linaria  Cav.
Needle leaf milkweed,  Pineneedle milkweed
Asclepias linaria
© 2013 Wynn Anderson
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Asclepias linaria
© 2013 Wynn Anderson
Asclepias linaria
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Asclepias linaria, a dicot, is a perennial herb or shrub that is native to California.

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Asclepias linaria
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Genus: Asclepias
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Asclepias linaria
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 22, 2016).

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