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Taxon: Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson

Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Asclepiadoideae tribe: Asclepiadeae subtribe: Asclepiadinae. Also placed in: Asclepiadaceae
Nomen number: 448083
Place of publication: S. Watson et al., Botany [fortieth parallel] 283, t. 28. 1871 (in C. King, U.S. geol. explor. 40th Parallel vol. 5)
Name verified on: 17-Sep-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Sep-2008
No species priority site assigned.
Accessions: 3 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:

  • cow-cabbage   (Source: Intermt F ) – English
  • Humboldt Mountains milkweed   (Source: F CalifJep ) – English
  • pallid milkweed   (Source: Intermt F ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

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

References:

  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles. 1969. Arizona flora, ed. 2.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1987. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9.
More:

Check other web resources for Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson:


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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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?448083 (20 October 2014)

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