Taxon  Report   9705 
Asclepias tuberosa  L.
Butterfly milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa
© 2003 Jeff Abbas
Asclepias tuberosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.

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Asclepias tuberosa
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Genus: Asclepias
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Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Dec 01, 2015).

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