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Asclepias curassavica L.
bloodflower

       
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Photo of Asclepias curassavica L.
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Asclepias curassavica L.

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Distribution:
Asclepias curassavica L.

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USA (CA, FL, HI, LA, PW, TN, TX), USA+ (PR, VI)

Subordinate Taxa:
Asclepias curassavica L.

View 25 genera in Asclepiadaceae
 

Classification:
Asclepias curassavica L.

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Domain
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Gentianales
Family Asclepiadaceae – Milkweed family
Genus Asclepias L. – milkweed
Species Asclepias curassavica L. – bloodflower
 

Introduced Information:
Asclepias curassavica L.

This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts. Click on link below for a partial or complete list of PFA introduced plants.

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More Accounts and Images:
Asclepias curassavica L.

View photographs from CalPhotos.

View species account, photographs, and distribution from USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

View species account from ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).

View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 30258.

View species account and distribution map from Jepson Interchange (University of California - Berkeley).

 
 
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