Asclepias speciosa

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Asclepias speciosa

Taxonavigation[edit]

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 speciosa

Name[edit]

Asclepias speciosa Torr., 1827.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias douglasii Hook., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 53, t. 97. 1837.
    • Asclepias longicornis Kellogg, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. 1: 65 (1855).
    • Asclepias giffordii Eastw., Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 4, 20(5): 150. 1931.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan)

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

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: showy milkweed
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