Patagonia Wildflowers
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Yerba de La Vibora
Asclepias mellodora
Asclepias mellodora
Yerba de La Vibora Dogbane Family
Asclepias mellodora Apocynaceae
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Spanish common name
  •Yerba de La Vibora
accepted scientific name
  •Asclepias mellodora A. St.-Hil.
rules for finding collection records
  •Asclepias mellodora (493)
family name
  • Apocynaceae
Image Author: ©2007 Zoya Akulova
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 1st week of May

How Likely at this Location (64%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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Flora Bonaerense (1) (3)
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