Asclepiadaceae Asclepias fascicularis Dcne.

Mexican Whorled Milkweed

Yokia - Food, Unspecified

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 380

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Scientific name: Asclepias fascicularis Dcne.
USDA symbol: ASFA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Mexican Whorled Milkweed
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Family (APG): Apocynaceae
Native American Tribe: Yokia
Use category: Food
Use sub-category: Unspecified
Notes: Young blossoms occasionally eaten in small quantities.

RECRD: 43382 id: 6122