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Taxon: Asclepias verticillata L.

 
Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Asclepiadeae
Subtribe: Asclepiadinae
Nomen number: 103167
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:217. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 (4 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • eastern whorled milkweed  (Source: Names Beetle) - English
  • horsetail milkweed  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • whorled milkweed  (Source: F Florida) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals; mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan (s.e.), Manitoba (s.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Montana, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]


References:

  1. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  2. Brown, R. G. & M. L. Brown Herbaceous plants of Maryland. 1984 (HPl Mary)
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. (Glea Cron)
  5. Kartesz, J. T. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2011 (NAmer Pl Atlas)
  6. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  9. Munro, D. B. Canadian poisonous plants information system (on-line resource). (Can Poison Pl)
  10. Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  11. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  12. Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  13. Woodson, R. E., Jr. 1954. The North American species of Asclepias L. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 41:68-71.
  14. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)
  15. Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida. 1998 (F Florida)

Check other web resources for Asclepias verticillata L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=103167. Accessed 19 October 2018.