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Asclepias curassavica
bloodflower Dogbane Family
Asclepias curassavica Apocynaceae
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common names
  bloodflower
  hierba de la cucaracha
  tropical milkweed
  wild ipecacuanha
accepted scientific name
  Asclepias curassavica L.
rules for finding collection records
  Asclepias curassavica (614)
family name
  Apocynaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Wynn Anderson
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to the American tropics

How Likely at this Location (13%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Forest
Disturbed
Riparian
Grassland
grid lines base