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Mexican Whorled Milkweed

Asclepias fascicularis


A common plant of western North America. Unlike most asclepias species, this one has very narrow leaves, hence its other common name: the narrowleaf milkweed.


Found in chaparral area. Only fully green herbaceous plant seen in the area of full sun.

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Palo Alto, California, USA

Spotted on May 31, 2014
Submitted on Aug 15, 2014

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