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Desert Milkweed (Asclepias erosa)

  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Stan Shebs | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Desert Milkweed (Asclepias Erosa) http://www.sagebud.com/desert-milkweed-asclepias-erosa
    Credit: Mike | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0,2.5,2.0,1.0 GFDL
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Asclepias Erosa, or more commonly know as Desert Milkweed, is a subshrub forb/herb of the genus Asclepias. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Asclepias Erosa or Desert Milkweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Asclepias
  • Family: Asclepiadaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)




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