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Asclepias incarnata L.
swamp milkweed

       
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Photo of Asclepias incarnata L.
Jennifer Anderson. United States, IA, Scott Co., Davenport, Nahant Marsh. 2002. Usage Requirements.
 
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Distribution:
Asclepias incarnata L.

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USA (AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY), CAN (MB, NB, NS, ON, PE, QC)
 

Related Taxa:
Asclepias incarnata L.

View 23 genera in Asclepiadaceae, 76 species in Asclepias or click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles.
Distribution of Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. incarnata. .
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
swamp milkweed
Distribution of Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson. . Image Available.
Asclepias incarnata ssp. pulchra
swamp milkweed
Plant is native (blue) Native   Plant is introduced Introduced
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Classification:
Asclepias incarnata L.

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Gentianales
Family Asclepiadaceae – Milkweed family
Genus Asclepias L. – milkweed
Species Asclepias incarnata L. – swamp milkweed
 

U.S. Weed Information:
Asclepias incarnata L.

rose milkweed
swamp milkweed

This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below. This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.

NE&GP        Stubbendieck, J., G.Y. Friisoe, & M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains. Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska. 589pp.
WSWS        Whitson, T.D. (ed.) et al. 1996. Weeds of the West. Western Society of Weed Science in cooperation with Cooperative Extension Services, University of Wyoming. Laramie, Wyoming. 630pp.
 

Wetland Indicator Status:
Asclepias incarnata L.

Nat. Ind. Reg. 1 Reg. 2 Reg. 3 Reg. 4 Reg. 5 Reg. 6 Reg. 7 Reg. 8 Reg. 9 Reg. 0 Reg. A Reg. C Reg. H
FACW+,OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL FACW+ OBL OBL NO NO NO NO NO
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More Accounts and Images:
Asclepias incarnata L.

View photographs from CalPhotos.

View species account from USDA Forest Service Fire Effects Information System (FEIS).

View species account, photographs, and distribution from USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants.

View species account from ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN).

View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 30241.

View species account from Kemper Center for Home Gardening.

View species account and photographs from Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (NPIN).

View species account from Native American Ethnobotany (University of Michigan - Dearborn).

View 1 propagation protocol from Native Plants Network.

 
 
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