Latin name: Asclepias subulata Decne.
  Pronunciation: as-KLEEP-ee-as sub-yoo-LAY-ta

  Common name: Rush milkweed, Ajamete
  Family: Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
  Habitat: Desert washes and sandy places below
  2000', creosote bush scrub, both deserts

  Blooming period: April to December
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Asclepias
  2) subulata
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