Taxon  Report   8468 
Asclepias fruticosa  L.
African milkweed
Asclepias fruticosa, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California.
 

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Bloom Period
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: APOCYNACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: ASCLEPIADACEAE)
Genus: Asclepias
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Other Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Gomphocarpus fruticous
TJM2: Gomphocarpus fruticosus
 Information about  Asclepias fruticosa  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASFR13)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 19, 2014).

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