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Asclepias stenophylla A.Gray

Kingdom: Plantae Rank: Species Parent: Asclepias Status: Invalid Reason: unverified

Common Names:

  • SLIM-LEAF MILKWEED - English, United States of America
  • NARROW-LEAF MILKWEED - English, United States of America

Morphological Description

Diagnosis: Plant superficially resembling A. verticillata, densely pubescent above, with larger corollas; stems erect, 20-80(-100) cm tall, minutely puberulent to glabrate; leaves sessile; leaf blades usually 6-14(-18) cm long; corolla lobes pale greenish cream or yellow, ca. 6 mm long; gynostegium pale greenish cream or white; hoods 3-4 mm long, with horns.


Notes: Prairies or open ground; Cooke, Grayson, and McLennan cos., also Henderson and Tarrant cos. (Woodson 1954); se and e TX w to nc TX, also Edwards Plateau. Jun-Aug. (stenophylla: narrow-leaved)