Calflora
Taxon  Report   746    
Asclepias erosa  Torr.
Desert milkweed
Asclepias erosa, 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

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Valley Grassland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Asclepias erosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (ASER2)


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: Apr 26, 2019).