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Taxon: Asclepias viridis Walter

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Asclepiadoideae tribe: Asclepiadeae subtribe: Asclepiadinae. Also placed in: Asclepiadaceae
Nomen number: 417796
Place of publication: Fl. carol. 107. 1788
Name verified on: 19-Dec-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 5 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:

  • antelope-horns   (Source: F NC Tex ) – English
  • green antelope-horn   (Source: F Florida ) – English
  • green milkweed   (Source: F NC Tex ) – English
  • spider milkweed   (Source: F GPlains ) – English

Economic importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Toxicon 28:603-604. 1990)
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Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Browne, E. T. & R. Athey. 1992. Vascular plants of Kentucky: an annotated checklist.
  • Burrows, G. E. et al. 1990. Intoxication due to Asclepias sp. (milkweeds). Toxicon 28:603–604.
  • Chester, E. W. et al. 1993–1997. Atlas of Tennessee vascular plants.
  • Diggs, G. M., Jr. et al. 1999. Shinner's and Mahler's illustrated flora of North Central Texas.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains.
  • Mohlenbrock, R. H. & D. M. Ladd. 1978. Distribution of Illinois vascular plants.
  • Ohio Flora Committee (E. L. Braun, T. S. Cooperrider, T. R. Fisher, J. J. Furlow). 1967–. The vascular flora of Ohio.
  • Smith, E. B. 1978. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Strausbaugh, T. D. & E. L. Core. 1978. Flora of West Virginia, ed. 2.
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
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Check other web resources for Asclepias viridis Walter:


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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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?417796 (20 April 2014)

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