Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Asclepias nummularia Torrey
Asclepias nummularia has mostly basal leaves and light purple flowers on a hairy stem. The peduncles are mostly leafless. Asclepias nummularia is found at middle elevation among rocky slopes.
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Asclepias nummularia, photo Kelly Kindscher, Lake Roberts, May 10, 2006
Asclepias nummularia, growth habit, photo Elroy Limmer, Silver City, April 18, 2009
Asclepias nummularia, closeup of inflorescence, photo Elroy Limmer, Silver City, April 18, 2009
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