Asclepias exaltata

Asclepias exaltata

TaxonavigationEdit

Taxonavigation: Gentianales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Gentianales

Familia: Apocynaceae
Subfamilia: Asclepiadoideae
Tribus: Asclepiadeae
Subtribus: Asclepiadinae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: Asclepias exaltata

NameEdit

Asclepias exaltata L., 1756

SynonymsEdit

  • Homotypic
    • Asclepias syriaca var. exaltata (L.) L., Sp. Pl. ed. 2: 313 (1762).
  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias nivea Sims, Bot. Mag. 29: t. 1181 (1809), sensu auct.
    • Asclepias phytolaccoides G.F.Lyon ex Pursh, Fl. Amer. Sept. 1: 180 (1813).
    • Asclepias bicknellii Vail, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 31: 458 (1904).

HomonymsEdit

DistributionEdit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia), Canada (Ontario, Quebec)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: poke milkweed
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