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Asclepias albicans

White-stem milkweed, jumate, candelilla

Asclepias albicans
Asclepias albicans

Life form2, 3: shrub, medium
Habitat: rocky slopes, valleys
leaf presence3: leaves usually present
leaf arrangement3: opposite
leaf format3: simple
Flower color2: yellow
Flowering period2: Mar. to Apr.
Armament2, 3: spineless
Family1, 2, 3: Apocynaceae (dogbane family)
Conserved or Obsolete Family1: Asclepiadaceae (milkweed family)
Status: uncommon
Locations where collected or observed:
      Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge
      Tinajas Altas area
      Ajo vicinity and BLM land
      Barry M. Goldwater Range

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