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Photo Guide : Asclepias fascicularis (Narrowleaf Milkweed)

  • Perennial herb from stout woody rootstock
  • 4-10dm tall
  • Leaves 3-nate or 4-nate; 3-12cm long, 0.1-2.5cm wide
  • Flowers: Inflorescences paired or clustered at uppermost nodes, flowers rather small, usually grayish pink, infrequently white, blooming from May to October
  • Habitat: Plains, hills, and valleys, in moist or dry soil, spreading to roadsides and waste places
  • Distribution: ID, UT, and NV westward to the Pacific coast, northern Baja California
Text taken from:
R.E. Woodson Jr., 1954. North American Species of Asclepias. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
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