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Desert Milkweed
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: A. erosa
Binomial name
Asclepias erosa

Desert Milkweed (Asclepias erosa) is a species of milkweed plant. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. It is native to the southwestern United States. It blooms from May to July. This species is found in dry slopes.

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