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Latin NameCommon NameFamilySynonymsEdibility RatingMedicinal Rating
Araujia sericiferaCruel Plant, White bladderflowerAsclepiadaceae 10
Asclepias asperulaAntelope Horns, Spider milkweed, Trailing MilkweedAsclepiadaceae 21
Asclepias brachystephanaBract milkweedAsclepiadaceae 00
Asclepias californicaCalifornia Milkweed, Greene's milkweedAsclepiadaceae 21
Asclepias decumbens AsclepiadaceaeA. tuberosa decumbens.20
Asclepias eriocarpaWoollypod MilkweedAsclepiadaceaeA. fremontii. A. kotolo.22
Asclepias erosaDesert MilkweedAsclepiadaceae 20
Asclepias galioidesBedstraw MilkweedAsclepiadaceae 21
Asclepias halliiPurple Silkweed, Hall's milkweedAsclepiadaceae 31
Asclepias incarnataSwamp Milkweed, Swamp Butterfly Weed, Marsh MilkweedAsclepiadaceae 32
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