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Asclepias quinquedentata

Asclepias quinquedentata A. Gray

Slimpod Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)


USDA Symbol: ASQU2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Green , Purple
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug



Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Asclepias quinquedentata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asclepias quinquedentata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asclepias quinquedentata


Record Modified: 2023-03-09
Research By: DEW

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