Difference between revisions of "Asclepias eriocarpa"

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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Asclepias eriocarpa''<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Asclepias eriocarpa''<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Kotolo or Indian Milkweed</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Kotolo or Indian Milkweed</h3>
Drought tolerant forage source for the Monarch butterfly and Striated Queen. This species has large woolly leaves resembling lamb's ears.<br>
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:Drought tolerant forage source for the Monarch butterfly and Striated Queen. This species has large woolly leaves resembling lamb's ears.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Asclepiadaceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Asclepiadaceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 1-3' H x spreading
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:'''Height by Width:''' 1-3' H x spreading
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, spreading
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Upright, spreading
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter dormant
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Winter dormant
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to part sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to part sun
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Adaptable
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to moderate
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Drought-tolerant to moderate
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' 5 degrees F
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:'''Cold Hardy to:''' 5 degrees F
  
'''Flower Season:''' Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' Cream with pink
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:'''Flower Color:''' Cream with pink
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:''' Not Listed
  
'''Distribution:''' Throughout CA
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:'''Distribution:''' Throughout CA
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Dry, barren areas. Elevation: 600-6,000'
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Dry, barren areas. Elevation: 600-6,000'
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Birds:''' FALSE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Container:''' FALSE<br>
 
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 04:59, 17 April 2009

Botanical Name: Asclepias eriocarpa
Common Name: Kotolo or Indian Milkweed

Drought tolerant forage source for the Monarch butterfly and Striated Queen. This species has large woolly leaves resembling lamb's ears.

Plant Family: Asclepiadaceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 1-3' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter dormant
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 5 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Cream with pink
Endangered?: Not Listed
Distribution: Throughout CA
Natural Habitat: Dry, barren areas. Elevation: 600-6,000'

Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links