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Asclepias  cryptoceras S.Watson  trib. Asclepiadeae 
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FamilyAPOCYNACEAE
Genus species var.Asclepias  cryptoceras S.Watson  trib. Asclepiadeae
SynonymsAcerates latifolia Torr. & Frémont
Territory Northwestern U.S.A.Southwestern U.S.A.ArizonaCaliforniaColoradoIdahoNevadaOregonUtahWashingtonWyoming
sagebrush wilding
Description large woody root, leaves opposite, usually orbiculate, 2-6cm long, umbels terminal, 5-10-flowered, pedicels 2-4cm long, corolla with lanceolate petals, 8-12mm long
Size10-30cm
Colorgreenish yellow
Bloomspring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationsunny site with a poor, sandy soil
alpine house, sandy soil, sun
Propagationseed in winter, uncovered, germ. 1-3 months, 16-18°C
BibliographyHitchcock, C.L.: Vascular Plants of the Pacific Northwest
USDA Plants Database plants.usda.gov
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