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Asclepias californica Greene
USDA Symbol: ASCA3
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
A reclining to erect, white-woolly plant with milky sap.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Red , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: reddish purple
CA Native Distribution:
Central California and south, excluding Central Valley. Native Habitat:
Dry slopes, 600–7,000 (182-2,134 m). USDA Native Status: L48(N)
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CANative Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2012-06-30
Research By: TWC Staff