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Asclepias speciosa

Asclepias speciosa Torr.

Showy Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

USDA Symbol: ASSP



Asclepias speciosa (Showy milkweed) #61676

Image Information

Photographer: Reveal, James L.
County: Ouray
State: CO
Location Notes: San Juan Mountains, along U.S. Highway 550 (Million Dollar Highway), 1.5 miles north of Red Mountain Pass, 7.6 air miles south of Ouray, 10675 feet elevation. 37°54'57"N, 107°42'12"W, T42N, R8W, sec. 1.
Accession date: 2018-08-02
Filename: JLR_IMG6218.JPG
Slide Index: apocAsclspec01.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Landscape
Shot: Flowering plants.
Date Taken: 2008
NPIN Image Id: 61676

Image Verification

This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2018-08-02

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