University of New Mexico Herbarium
Catalog #: UNM0003464
Occurrence ID (GUID): 585acdd0-6ce8-4110-891f-e79d7c83ca29
Secondary Catalog #: 12826
Taxon: Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
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Collector: C.B. Carter   G-375   
Date: 1936-10-02
Verbatim Date: 10/2/1936
Locality: United States, New Mexico, Unplaced County, On West bajada of Sandia Mountains.
Elevation: 1676 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 5500ft
Habitat: In wash. Gentle western slope. Sandy loam soil. Grassland Biosere in shrubby weed.
Description: Much milky latex. Plants leathery, large. Very deep, long roots.
Preparations: Sheets - 1
Notes: In wash. Gentle western slope. Sandy loam soil. Grassland Biosere in shrubby weed. Much milky latex. Plants leathery, large. Very deep, long roots. Semi-Poisonous stage. Abusive land use. Abundance: Occasional. Common name: Milkweed.
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Record Id: 585acdd0-6ce8-4110-891f-e79d7c83ca29
For additional information on this specimen, please contact: Timothy K. Lowrey (tlowrey@unm.edu)
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