Calflora
Taxon  Report   739    
Asclepias californica  Greene
California milkweed
Asclepias californica, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is found only slightly beyond California borders.

Bloom Period
Family: APOCYNACEAE  
Genus: Asclepias
Toxicity: MINOR, DERMATITIS

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Asclepias californica ssp. californica
ICPN: Asclepias californica ssp. greenei
More information about  Asclepias californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASCA3)


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: Jun 16, 2019).