Taxon: Asclepias subverticillata (A. Gray) Vail

 
Genus: Asclepias
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Asclepiadeae
Subtribe: Asclepiadinae
Nomen number: 316575
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 25:178. 1898
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 05-Jul-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 7 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • horsetail milkweed  (Source: L New Mex) - English
  • poison milkweed  (Source: F New Mex) - English
  • whorled milkweed  (Source: Intermt F) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Wyoming]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi, Zacatecas]


References:

  1. Allred, Kelly W. Flora Neomexicana I: The vascular plants of New Mexico, an annotated checklist to the names of vascular plants with synonymy and bibliography. (L New Mex)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  4. Kartesz, J. T. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2011 (NAmer Pl Atlas)
  5. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  6. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  7. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  8. Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. (F SonorDes)

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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=316575. Accessed 20 May 2018.