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Taxon: Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Asclepiadoideae tribe: Asclepiadeae subtribe: Asclepiadinae. Also placed in: Asclepiadaceae
Nomen number: 404184
Place of publication: Pl. hartw. 323. 1849
Name verified on: 17-Jan-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 1 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:

  • Indian milkweed   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • kotolo   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP).
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1964. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. [poisonous].
  • Pammel, L. H. 1911. Manual of poisonous plants. [poisonous].
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. [mentions].
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Check other web resources for Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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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?404184 (21 September 2014)

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