Asclepias quadrifolia

Asclepias quadrifolia

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 quadrifolia

NameEdit

Asclepias quadrifolia Jacq., 1767

SynonymsEdit

  • Heterotypic
    • Asclepias vanilla Raf., Amer. Monthly Mag. & Crit. Rev. 1: 39 (1818).
    • Asclepias quadrifolia var. oppositifolia Raf., Autik. Bot.: 177 (1840).
    • Asclepias quadrifolia var. lanceolata Decne. in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 8: 566 (1844).

DistributionEdit

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

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

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Vernacular namesEdit

English: fourleaf milkweed
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