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Asclepias erosa

Asclepias erosa Torr.

 

Desert Milkweed

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassAsteridaeA large class that encompasses asters
OrderGentianalesGentians, coffee, gardenias, frangipani, many others
FamilyAsclepiadaceaeIncludes some herbs, twining shrubs, lianas, leafless stem succulents, rarely trees
GenusAsclepiasFor Asklepios, the Greek god of healing
Specieserosa

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Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 15 × 10" (39 × 26 cm)

Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 14 × 17" (34 × 43 cm)

Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 5 × 8" (13 × 20 cm)

Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 7 × 4½" (18 × 12 cm)

Asclepias erosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 20 May 2018.

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Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 10 × 15" (26 × 39 cm)

Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 6 × 10" (16 × 24 cm)

Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 6 × 4" (16 × 11 cm)

Asclepias erosa (Desert Milkweed)

5/4/2018 · Amboy Road, CA
≈ 21 × 14" (52 × 34 cm)

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