Asclepias tuberosa


  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   flower
  • Flower Size:   small, 1/4 - 1 in
  • Flower Type:   clustered
  • Bloom Type:   spring
  • Flower Color:   orange
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   mountain
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   91,050
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Taxon report data from Calflora

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Asclepias tuberosa

Common Name:Butterfly milkweed

Asclepias tuberosa, a angiosperm, is a shrub that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Los Angeles, Sacramento

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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