Calflora
Taxon  Report   2567    
Cynanchum utahense  (Engelm.) Woodson  
(no longer an active name; please see Funastrum utahense)
Deboltia,  Utah swallow wort, Utah vine milkweed, Vine milkweed
Cynanchum utahense
© 2004 James M. Andre
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Cynanchum utahense, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Funastrum utahense

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Plant Characteristics
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Cynanchum utahense
© 2006 James M. Andre
Family: ASCLEPIADACEAE  
Genus: Cynanchum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN + CNPS accepted name:
Funastrum utahense

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Astephanus utahensis
NOTE: Cynanchum utahense is no longer an active name.
More information about  Cynanchum utahense
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CYUT)

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Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jan 19, 2019).