Taxon  Report   752    
Asclepias subulata  Decne.
Ajamete,  Rush milkweed, Skeleton milkweed
Asclepias subulata
© 2008 Aaron Schusteff
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Asclepias subulata
© 2002 Charles E. Jones
Asclepias subulata
© 2004 Steven Perkins
Asclepias subulata, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Asclepias subulata
© 2018 Hailey Laskey
Genus: Asclepias
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub


Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Asclepias subulata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).