Taxon  Report   9705 
Asclepias tuberosa  L.
Butterfly milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa
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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
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Family: APOCYNACEAE   (PLANTS: ASCLEPIADACEAE)
Genus: Asclepias
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Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS   [California Poison Control System 2010]    
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More information about  Asclepias tuberosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 24, 2016).

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