Taxon  Report   9705    
Asclepias tuberosa  L.
Butterfly milkweed
Asclepias tuberosa
© 2009 Barry Breckling
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Asclepias tuberosa
© 2003 Lisa Powers
Asclepias tuberosa
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Asclepias tuberosa, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California.

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Asclepias tuberosa
© 2003 Jeff Abbas
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Asclepias tuberosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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website references from Google

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 20, 2018).

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