Taxon  Report   753 
Asclepias vestita  Hook. & Arn.
Milkweed,  Woolly milkweed
Asclepias vestita
© 2011 Neal Kramer
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Asclepias vestita
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Asclepias vestita
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Asclepias vestita, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Asclepias vestita
© 2010 Neal Kramer
Genus: Asclepias
Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Foothill Woodland
Habitat: slopes
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Asclepias vestita var. parishii
More information about  Asclepias vestita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 19, 2018).

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