Taxon  Report   9705 
Asclepias tuberosa  L.
butterfly milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa , a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.
 

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Asclepias tuberosa
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Asclepias tuberosa
© 2003 Jeff Abbas
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
Family: APOCYNACEAE   (CNPS + PLANTS: ASCLEPIADACEAE)
Genus: Asclepias
Subspecies and Varieties:
Asclepias tuberosa ssp. interior
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Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
 
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USDA PLANTS Profile (ASTU)

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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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2014).

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