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Asclepias uncialis

Asclepias uncialis Greene

Wheel Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)


USDA Symbol: ASUN4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: Stems ascending to decumbent, up to about 8 inches long.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Pink , Purple
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


USA: AZ , NM , NV , UT

Web Reference

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

Additional resources

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


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

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