Calflora
Taxon  Report   9705    
Asclepias tuberosa  L.
Butterfly milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Asclepias tuberosa
© 2003 Lisa Powers
Asclepias tuberosa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Asclepias tuberosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.

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Asclepias tuberosa
© 2003 Jeff Abbas
Family: APOCYNACEAE  
Genus: Asclepias
Subspecies and Varieties:
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Asclepias tuberosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASTU)

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 17, 2018).

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