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Classification for Kingdom Plantae Down to Genus Asclepias L.

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Kingdom  Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom  Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision  Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division  Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class  Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass  Asteridae
Order  Gentianales
Family  Asclepiadaceae – Milkweed family
Genus  Asclepias L. – milkweed P
 
Contains 76 Species and 91 accepted taxa overall
 
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Species  Asclepias albicans S. Watson – whitestem milkweed P
Species  Asclepias amplexicaulis Sm. – clasping milkweed P
Species  Asclepias angustifolia Schweigg. – Arizona milkweed P
Species  Asclepias arenaria Torr. – sand milkweed P
Species  Asclepias asperula (Decne.) Woodson – spider milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias asperula (Decne.) Woodson ssp. asperula – spider milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias asperula (Decne.) Woodson ssp. capricornu (Woodson) Woodson – antelopehorns P
Species  Asclepias brachystephana Engelm. ex Torr. – bract milkweed P
Species  Asclepias californica Greene – California milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias californica Greene ssp. californica – California milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias californica Greene ssp. greenei Woodson – Greene's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias cinerea Walter – Carolina milkweed P
Species  Asclepias connivens Baldw. – largeflower milkweed P
Species  Asclepias cordifolia (Benth.) Jeps. – heartleaf milkweed P
Species  Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson – pallid milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson ssp. cryptoceras – pallid milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias cryptoceras S. Watson ssp. davisii (Woodson) Woodson – Davis' milkweed P
Species  Asclepias curassavica L. – bloodflower P
Species  Asclepias curtissii A. Gray – Curtiss' milkweed P
Species  Asclepias cutleri Woodson – Cutler's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias emoryi (Greene) Vail – Emory's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias engelmanniana Woodson – Engelmann's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias eriocarpa Benth. – woollypod milkweed P
Species  Asclepias erosa Torr. – desert milkweed P
Species  Asclepias exaltata L. – poke milkweed P
Species  Asclepias fascicularis Decne. – Mexican whorled milkweed P
Species  Asclepias feayi Chapm. ex A. Gray – Florida milkweed P
Species  Asclepias fruticosa L. – African milkweed P
Species  Asclepias glaucescens Kunth – nodding milkweed P
Species  Asclepias hallii A. Gray – Hall's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias hirtella (Pennell) Woodson – green milkweed P
Species  Asclepias humistrata Walter – pinewoods milkweed P
Species  Asclepias hypoleuca (A. Gray) Woodson – mahogany milkweed P
Species  Asclepias incarnata L. – swamp milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. incarnata – swamp milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson – swamp milkweed P
Species  Asclepias involucrata Engelm. ex Torr. – dwarf milkweed P
Species  Asclepias labriformis M.E. Jones – Utah milkweed P
Species  Asclepias lanceolata Walter – fewflower milkweed P
Species  Asclepias lanuginosa Nutt. – sidecluster milkweed P
Species  Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf. – broadleaf milkweed P
Species  Asclepias lemmonii A. Gray – Lemmon's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias linaria Cav. – pineneedle milkweed P
Species  Asclepias linearis Scheele – slim milkweed P
Species  Asclepias longifolia Michx. – longleaf milkweed P
Species  Asclepias macrotis Torr. – longhood milkweed P
Species  Asclepias meadii Torr. ex A. Gray – Mead's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias michauxii Decne. – Michaux's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias nivea L. – Caribbean milkweed P
Species  Asclepias nummularia Torr. – tufted milkweed P
Species  Asclepias nyctaginifolia A. Gray – Mojave milkweed P
Species  Asclepias obovata Elliott – pineland milkweed P
Species  Asclepias oenotheroides Cham. & Schltdl. – zizotes milkweed P
Species  Asclepias ovalifolia Decne. – oval-leaf milkweed P
Species  Asclepias pedicellata Walter – savannah milkweed P
Species  Asclepias perennis Walter – aquatic milkweed P
Species  Asclepias physocarpa (E. Mey.) Schltr. – balloonplant P
Species  Asclepias prostrata Blackwell – prostrate milkweed P
Species  Asclepias pumila (A. Gray) Vail – plains milkweed P
Species  Asclepias purpurascens L. – purple milkweed P
Species  Asclepias quadrifolia Jacq. – fourleaf milkweed P
Species  Asclepias quinquedentata A. Gray – slimpod milkweed P
Species  Asclepias rubra L. – red milkweed P
Species  Asclepias rusbyi (Vail) Woodson – Rusby's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias scaposa Vail – Bear Mountain milkweed P
Species  Asclepias solanoana Woodson – serpentine milkweed P
Species  Asclepias speciosa Torr. – showy milkweed P
Species  Asclepias sperryi Woodson – Sperry's milkweed P
Species  Asclepias stenophylla A. Gray – slimleaf milkweed P
Species  Asclepias subulata Decne. – rush milkweed P
Species  Asclepias subverticillata (A. Gray) Vail – horsetail milkweed P
Species  Asclepias sullivantii Engelm. ex A. Gray – prairie milkweed P
Species  Asclepias syriaca L. – common milkweed P
Species  Asclepias texana A. Heller – Texas milkweed P
Species  Asclepias tomentosa Elliott – tuba milkweed P
Species  Asclepias tuberosa L. – butterfly milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias tuberosa L. ssp. interior Woodson – butterfly milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias tuberosa L. ssp. rolfsii (Britton ex Vail) Woodson – Rolfs' milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias tuberosa L. ssp. tuberosa – butterfly milkweed P
Species  Asclepias uncialis Greene – wheel milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias uncialis Greene ssp. ruthiae (Maguire) Kartesz & Gandhi – Ruth's milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias uncialis Greene ssp. uncialis – wheel milkweed P
Species  Asclepias variegata L. – redring milkweed P
Species  Asclepias verticillata L. – whorled milkweed P
Species  Asclepias vestita Hook. & Arn. – woolly milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias vestita Hook. & Arn. ssp. parishii (Jeps.) Woodson – Parish's woolly milkweed P
Subspecies  Asclepias vestita Hook. & Arn. ssp. vestita – woolly milkweed P
Species  Asclepias viridiflora Raf. – green comet milkweed P
Species  Asclepias viridis Walter – green antelopehorn P
Species  Asclepias viridula Chapm. – southern milkweed P
Species  Asclepias welshii N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren – Welsh's milkweed P

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