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Taxon: Asclepias speciosa Torr.

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Asclepiadoideae tribe: Asclepiadeae subtribe: Asclepiadinae. Also placed in: Asclepiadaceae
Nomen number: 316574
Place of publication: Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 2:218. 1827 (Acct. pl. Rocky Mts.)
Name verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 27-Dec-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:


Economic importance:

  • Materials: potential as fiber   (fide Zeller & Knudsen 1996)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Intermt F)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

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Check other web resources for Asclepias speciosa Torr.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?316574 (01 September 2014)

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