Asclepias incarnata

English name(s):
Swamp milkweed
Family:  Asclepiadaceae
Description:
This native milkweed displays flowers of the prettiest pink throughout summer. Its flowers are attractive to butterflies.
Habitat:
sunny locations with moist soil
Notes:

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photographed at Cleveland Metropark--Garfield Park by Lisa K. SchlaG

photographed at Cleveland Metropark--Garfield Park by Lisa K. SchlaG

Xerces Society:

Project Milkweed 

Milkweed: A Conservation Practioner's Guide

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Plant identification
The Ohio State University Herbarium:
Lake County, 21 July 1925, collector:  H.C. Beardslee, Jr. voucher specimen
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Newcomb's: Key Group no. 542, p. 262

Historical description: researching

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 26.

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 26.

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

  


  


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 created by Lisa K. SchlaG, 5.vii.2014