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Digital Herbaria

Asclepias texana

Asclepias texana A. Heller

Texas Milkweed, White Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Asclepias texana

Texas Milkweed


Location: Hwy 16, 5.6 km NW of Helotes, on S side of road.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: In road cut of limestone at base of slanting limestone facing north with afternoon shade.

Description: Branched, erct, 6 dm tall, 4.5 dm wide; well branched leaves eliptic to lanceolate or obovate; sap milky; three umbel clusters of flowers which are white, distinctive pod stiffly, upwardly errect.

County: Bexar
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Aug 20, 1994
Specimen number: 115

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0916
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1994
Accession Number: 67

Annotations: (In flower & fruit)

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