Calflora
Taxon  Report   9601    
Funastrum hirtellum  (A. Gray) Schltr.
Hairy milkweed
Funastrum hirtellum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Funastrum hirtellum
© 2004 James M. Andre
Funastrum hirtellum
© 2011 Neal Kramer
Funastrum hirtellum, a dicot, is a perennial herb or vine that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Funastrum hirtellum
© 2009 Keir Morse
Family: APOCYNACEAE  
Genus: Funastrum
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Philibertia hirtella
ICPN + PLANTS: Sarcostemma hirtellum
More information about  Funastrum hirtellum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FUHI)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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