City of Boulder
Catalog #: CIBO-0000221
Secondary Catalog #: 1728
Taxon: Asclepias speciosa Torr.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Determiner: W. A. Weber (7/30/1999)
Collector: Elaine Smith   756   
Date: 1990-07-03
Verbatim Date: 7/3/1990
Locality: United States, Colorado, Boulder, Area: Van Vleet field; OSProperty: Van Vleet; South of South Boulder Rd. and West of South Boulder Creek.
39.98505  -105.22289 +-250m.  WGS84
Verbatim Coordinates: T1S R70W sec 9 NE¼ of NE¼
Georeference Remarks: I placed the point between the two buildings in the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of section 9; RA; Geocoded 2/1/2019
Elevation: 1615 meters Verbatim Elevation: 5300 ft.
Habitat: Moist, irrigated fallow field, near old farm buildings.
Description: Has one stem, 4 feet tall. Flowers pink.
Reproductive Condition: Flower
Notes: Common Name: Showy Milkweed;
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Record ID: 3eae1f68-ba48-480e-8959-5bf36de07e4a
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Ann Lezberg (
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