Washington Flora Checklist
A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Washington State
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Checklist » Apocynaceae
Apocynaceae   (Dogbane Family)


Family Synonyms:
» Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Literature: (none)

Family treatment authored by Fred Weinmann; last updated 10/21/2003 by Fred Weinmann
Taxon (native species in boldface) # Synonyms Common Names
Apocynum androsaemifolium L.   [H&C] 3 spreading dogbane
Apocynum cannabinum L.   [H&C] 2 Indian-hemp
Apocynum ×floribundum Greene (pro sp.)   [Intermountain Flora] 1
Apocynum sibiricum Jacq. var. salignum (Greene) Fern   [H&C] 1 clasping-leaved dogbane, Indian hemp
Asclepias cryptoceras S. Wats.   [H&C] 3 pallid milkweed
Asclepias fascicularis Dcne.   [H&C] 1 narrow-leaf milkweed
Asclepias incarnata L.   [Draft Revised H&C; Draft FNA] 0 swamp milkweed
Asclepias speciosa Torr.   [H&C] 1 showy milkweed
Vinca major L.   [H&C] 0 greater periwinkle
Vinca minor L. 0 lesser periwinkle

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