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

Horsetail Milkweed (Asclepias subverticillata) is a species of milkweed plant. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. It is native to the western United States.


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