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The desert milkweed (Asclepias subulata) as a possible source of rubber

R. E. Beckett

The desert milkweed (Asclepias subulata) as a possible source of rubber

by R. E. Beckett

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Milkweeds.,
  • Rubber plants.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R.E. Beckett and R.S. Stitt.
    SeriesTechnical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture -- no. 472, Technical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) -- no. 472.
    ContributionsStitt, R. S. 1886-, United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23007620M

    Mojave Desert wildflowers This book is the standard by which all other wildflower books are measured. The author, Jon Mark Stewart, has combined super photography with concise information. The author, Jon Mark Stewart, has combined super . Where can I purchase Desert Milkweed, and how/when would I go about planting it in Yuma, Arizona? Positive: On Jul 1, , kittysue from Fairborn, OH wrote: I collected my seed while in Las Vegas. I mixed a pot of 2/3 well composted cow manure (very fine black crumbly), and 1/3 all purpose sand. Easy to germinate "if seed is viable".

    Photo taken at the Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona. Photo taken in Phoenix, Arizona. When milkweed is not available these seed feeders will feed on a wide variety of other plants including fallen fruits of palm trees. Sarcostemma hirtellum observed at Joshua Tree National Monument where the Colorado Desert, a section of the Sonoran Desert, merges into the Mojave Desert. April The leaves tend to be narrower and densely short pilose. The petals are greenish as opposed to white.

    quotes from Jerry Spinelli: 'She was elusive. She was today. She was tomorrow. She was the faintest scent of a cactus flower, the flitting shadow of an elf owl. We did not know what to make of her. In our minds we tried to pin her to a cork board like a butterfly, but the pin merely went through and away she flew.', 'Live today. Not yesterday. Like many desert perennials, this shrubby, leafless milkweed bears leaves only after rain. The greenish-white, 1/2 ft. stems occur in clusters. Whitish-green flowers bloom in terminal clusters and are followed by narrow, milkweed pods. .


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