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Hierba de Zizotes

Asclepias oenotheroides


8-16 in. perennial. One to a few stems. Leaves are dull green with sort of a matte finish and are covered with minute hairs. Flower is greenish with purple tinges. Erect umbels, one to several per stem with 15 plus flowers per umbel. Corolla reflexes backwards. Horns protrude through the hoods. Corolla is a lighter shade of green compared to hoods. Pods often grow in pairs.


Sandy and rocky soil in sun.

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Austin, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jul 10, 2012
Submitted on Jul 17, 2012

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