Calflora
Taxon  Report   750    
Asclepias solanoana  Woodson
Serpentine milkweed,  Solanoa
Asclepias solanoana, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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

Serpentine affinity: 6; (strict endemic)

Communities: Chaparral, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Solanoa purpurascens
More information about  Asclepias solanoana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASSO)


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 15, 2019).