Latin name: Asclepias albicans S. Watson
  Pronunciation:
as-KLEEP-ee-as AL-bi-kans

  Common name: White-stemmed milkweed
  Family: Apocynaceae (Dogbane)
  Habitat: Dry washes and stony slopes to 4000',
  deserts

  Blooming period: March to May
  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Asclepias
  2) albicans
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