Asclepias eriocarpa

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Asclepias eriocarpa


Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids I
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Asclepiadinae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: Asclepias eriocarpa


Asclepias eriocarpa Benth., 1849


  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias fremontii Torr., Pacif. Railr. Rep. Williamson & Abbot, Bot. 6(3; 2): 87 (1858).
    • Asclepias kotolo Eastw., Zoe 5: 86 (1900).
    • Asclepias eriocarpa var. microcarpa Munz & I.M.Johnst., Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 49: 355 (1923).


Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern USA
      • USA (California)
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico (Baja California Norte)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: woollypod milkweed
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