Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Philecology Herbarium
Catalog #: BRIT529764
Occurrence ID (GUID): 90d6d8da-368f-4b2c-a254-c5460fbf0e67
Taxon: Asclepias asperula (Dcne.) Woods.
Family: Apocynaceae
Collector: Kelly R. Carroll   39   
Date: 2018-06-28
Verbatim Date: 28 June 2018
Additional Collectors: Dan Caudle
Locality: United States, Texas, Tarrant, Fort Worth, General Collection Area: All Saints' Episcopal School property, pasture area between I-20 frontage road and Normandale St., beginning ~90m east of guardshack and continuing east for ~350m.
32.73345  -97.48879 +-5m.  WGS84
Elevation: 238 meters (781ft)
Habitat: Full sun; rock outcrop in an open pasture previously grazed by cattle.
Substrate: Dry, silty substrate.
Description: Milkweed with latex sap and seedpod; multiple stems from taproot, stems with very short pubescence, leaves also pubescent on top and bottom; leaves closely bunched, alternate, lanceolate.
Specimen Images
Author: Kelly Carroll
Usage Rights: CC BY (Attribution)
Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Record ID: 90d6d8da-368f-4b2c-a254-c5460fbf0e67
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