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Asclepias curassavica
bloodflower Dogbane Family
Asclepias curassavica Apocynaceae
common names
  hierba de la cucaracha
  tropical milkweed
  wild ipecacuanha
accepted scientific name
  Asclepias curassavica L.
rules for finding collection records
  Asclepias curassavica (614)
family name
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%)
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