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Taxon: Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf.

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Asclepiadoideae tribe: Asclepiadeae subtribe: Asclepiadinae. Also placed in: Asclepiadaceae
Nomen number: 404185
Place of publication: Atlantic J. 1:146. 1832
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: 2 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:

  • broadleaf milkweed   (Source: F GPlains ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Kingsbury)
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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • 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.
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins. 1964. Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. [mentions].
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf.:


Images:

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  • 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?404185 (22 November 2014)

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