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Asclepias brachystephana
bract milkweed Dogbane Family
Asclepias brachystephana Apocynaceae
common names
  bract milkweed
  shortcrown milkweed
  short-crowned milkweed
accepted scientific name
  Asclepias brachystephana Engelm. ex Torr.
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  Asclepias brachystephana (294)
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Image Author: ©2014 Wynn Anderson
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed beginning of April thru 3rd week of October

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (45%)
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