Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Asclepias uncialis Greene
Asclepias uncialis is an uncommon Milkweed in our area. It is short and has pubescent, short pedicelled leaves. The flowers are a pinkish color and apparently do not appear every year.
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Asclepias uncialis, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Silver City, May 21, 2010
Asclepias uncialis, closeup of leaf, photo Russ Kleinman & Bill Norris, Silver City, May 21, 2010
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