Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Asclepias involucrata Engelmann ex Torrey
Asclepias involucrata is a prostrate or spreading milkweed. It has white petals
with pink hoods. The leaves are tomentose and up-curled. It appears at lower elevations
on rocky hillsides and in roadside gravel.
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Asclepias involucrata, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Mangas Canyon Road, May 1, 2007
Asclepias involucrata, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., 180N near Mule Creek, Apr. 19, 2008
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