Calflora
Taxon  Report   741    
Asclepias cordifolia  (Benth.) Jeps.
Heart leaf milkweed,  Heartleaf milkweed, Purple milkweed
Asclepias cordifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Gomphocarpus cordifolius
More information about  Asclepias cordifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASCO)


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: Mar 26, 2019).