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Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson
swamp milkweed

       
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Line Drawing of Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson
Asclepias pulchra

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: 27. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc. Usage Requirements.
 
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Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson

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Synonyms:
Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson

  ASINN Asclepias incarnata L. var. neoscotica Fernald
  ASINP Asclepias incarnata L. var. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Pers.
  ASPU13 Asclepias pulchra Ehrh. ex Willd.
 

Distribution:
Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson

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USA (CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WV)

Subordinate Taxa:
Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson

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Classification:
Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson

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Domain
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
Subspecies Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson – swamp milkweed
 

U.S. Weed Information:
Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson

Asclepias incarnata
rose milkweed
swamp milkweed

The related entities italicized and indented above 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,and M.R. Bolick. 1994. Weeds of Nebraska and the Great Plains. Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry. Lincoln, Nebraska.
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.
 

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Asclepias incarnata L. ssp. pulchra (Ehrh. ex Willd.) Woodson

View taxonomic account from Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) for ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number 184806.

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

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