Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00003955
Occurrence ID (GUID): 276d0dc9-699a-4211-85b3-b757670700c2
Taxon: Asclepias asperula subsp. capricornu Woodson
Family: Apocynaceae
Determiner: J. H. Lehr (1978-05-24)
Collector: D. Felger   83   
Date: 1953-05-01
Locality: USA, Arizona, Pima, 3.4 miles by road east of Continental
31.85222  -110.97417 +-3036m.  WGS84
Habitat: Full sun; decomposed granite loam soil, rocky.
Associated Species: Calliandra eriophylla
Description: Perrenial; creamy green-white flowers with purple hoods; fruit gray-purple; root thick about 4" underground; white ltex sap; plant semi-prostrate.
Reproductive Condition: flower & fruit
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Record ID: 276d0dc9-699a-4211-85b3-b757670700c2
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Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium (DES)
D. Felger 831953-05-01
Catalog Number: DES00003955
GUID: 276d0dc9-699a-4211-85b3-b757670700c2
Latest Identification: Asclepias asperula subsp. capricornu Woodson
Identified by: J. H. Lehr1978-05-24

University of California, Riverside Plant Herbarium (UCR)
R.S. Felger 831953-05-01
Latest Identification: Asclepias asperula (Decne.) Woodson

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