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genus

milkweed
Asclepias L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Gentianales »  family Apocynaceae

Scientific synonyms

Acerates Elliott

Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Monarch

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Included taxa

Number of records: 80

species Asclepias albicans S. Wats. - White-stem Milkweed
species Asclepias amplexicaulis Sm. - Bluntleaf Milkweed
species Asclepias angustifolia Schweig. - Arizona Milkweed
species Asclepias arenaria Torr. - Sand Milkweed
species Asclepias asperula (Dcne.) Woods. - Antelope Horns
species Asclepias brachystephana Engelm. ex Torr. - Bract Milkweed
species Asclepias californica Greene - California Milkweed
species Asclepias cinerea Walt. - Carolina Milkweed
species Asclepias connivens Baldw. - Largeflower Milkweed
species Asclepias cordifolia (Benth.) Jepson - Heart-leaf Milkweed
species Asclepias cryptoceras S. Wats. - Humboldt Milkweed
species Asclepias curassavica L. - Bloodflower

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species Asclepias curtissii Gray - Curtiss' Milkweed
species Asclepias cutleri Woods. - Cutler's Milkweed
species Asclepias emoryi (Greene) Vail - Emory's Milkweed
species Asclepias engelmanniana Woods. - Engelmann's Milkweed
species Asclepias eriocarpa Benth. - Woolly-pod Milkweed
species Asclepias erosa Torr. - Desert Milkweed
species Asclepias exaltata L. - Poke Milkweed
species Asclepias fascicularis Dcne. - Mexican Whorled Milkweed
species Asclepias feayi Chapman ex Gray - Florida Milkweed
species Asclepias fruticosa L. - African Milkweed

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species Asclepias galioides H.B.K.
species Asclepias glaucescens Kunth - Nodding Milkweed
species Asclepias graminifolia (Wild) Goyder
species Asclepias hallii Gray - Hall Milkweed
species Asclepias hirtella (Pennell) Woods. - Green Milkweed
species Asclepias humistrata Walt. - Pinewoods Milkweed
species Asclepias hypoleuca (Gray) Woods. - Mahogany Milkweed
species Asclepias incarnata L. - Swamp Milkweed

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species Asclepias involucrata Engelm. ex Torr. - Dwarf Milkweed
species Asclepias labriformis M.E. Jones - Jones Milkweed
species Asclepias lanceolata Walt. - Fewflower Milkweed
species Asclepias lanuginosa Nutt. - Side-cluster Milkweed
species Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf. - Broadleaf Milkweed
species Asclepias lemmonii Gray - Lemmon's Milkweed
species Asclepias linaria Cav. - Mexican Milkweed
species Asclepias linearis Scheele - Slim Milkweed
species Asclepias longifolia Michx. - Longleaf Milkweed
species Asclepias macrotis Torr. - Long-hood Milkweed
species Asclepias meadii Torr. ex Gray - Mead's Milkweed
species Asclepias mexicana Cav.
species Asclepias michauxii Dcne. - Michaux's Milkweed
species Asclepias nivea L. - Caribbean Milkweed

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species Asclepias nummularia Torr. - Tufted Milkweed
species Asclepias nyctaginifolia Gray - Mojave Milkweed
species Asclepias obovata Ell. - Pineland Milkweed
species Asclepias oenotheroides Cham. & Schlecht. - Zizotes Milkweed
species Asclepias ovalifolia Dcne. - Dwarf Milkweed
species Asclepias pedicellata Walt. - Savannah Milkweed
species Asclepias perennis Walt. - Aquatic Milkweed
species Asclepias physocarpa (E. Mey.) Schlechter - Balloon Plant

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species Asclepias prostrata Blackwell - Prostrate Milkweed
species Asclepias pumila (Gray) Vail - Low Milkweed
species Asclepias purpurascens L. - Purple Milkweed
species Asclepias quadrifolia Jacq. - Fourleaf Milkweed
species Asclepias quinquedentata Gray - Slim-pod Milkweed
species Asclepias rubra L. - Red Milkweed
species Asclepias rusbyi (Vail) Woods. - Rusby's Milkweed
species Asclepias sanjuanensis Heil, J.M. Porter & Welsh
species Asclepias scaposa Vail - Bear Mountain Milkweed
species Asclepias solanoana Woods. - Serpentine Milkweed
species Asclepias speciosa Torr. - Milk Weed
species Asclepias sperryi Woods. - Sperry's Milkweed
species Asclepias stenophylla Gray - Slimleaf Milkweed
species Asclepias subulata Dcne. - Desert Milkweed
species Asclepias subverticillata (Gray) Vail - Bedstraw Milkweed
species Asclepias sullivantii Engelm. ex Gray - Prairie Milkweed
species Asclepias syriaca L. - Broadleaf Milkweed

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species Asclepias texana Heller - Texas Milkweed
species Asclepias tomentosa Ell. - Tuba Milkweed
species Asclepias tuberosa L. - Butterfly Milkweed

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species Asclepias uncialis Greene - Greene Milkweed
species Asclepias variegata L. - Redring Milkweed

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species Asclepias verticillata L. - Whorled Milkweed

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species Asclepias vestita Hook. & Arn. - Woolly Milkweed
species Asclepias viridiflora Raf. - Green Antelopehorn Milkweed
species Asclepias viridis Walt. - Green Antelopehorn
species Asclepias viridula Chapman - Southern Milkweed
species Asclepias welshii N. & P. Holmgren - Welsh's Milkweed

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