Asclepiadaceae Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.

Woollypod Milkweed

Mendocino Indian - Food, Forage

Use documented by:
Chestnut, V. K., 1902, Plants Used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California, Contributions from the U.S. National Herbarium 7:295-408., page 379

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Scientific name: Asclepias eriocarpa Benth.
USDA symbol: ASER (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Woollypod Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Mendocino Indian
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Forage
Notes: Sweet-scented flowers used by bees as a source of nectar.

RECRD: 43380 id: 6108