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

Caribbean Milkweed (Asclepias nivea) is a species of milkweed plant. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. It is native to Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands.

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