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Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias verticillata)

Whorled Milkweed (Asclepias Verticillata) https://www.sagebud.com/whorled-milkweed-asclepias-verticillata/
Credit: George F Mayfield | originally posted to Flickr as Asclepias verticilla... | License: CC-BY-SA-2.0
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Asclepias Verticillata, or more commonly know as Whorled Milkweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Asclepias. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Asclepias Verticillata or Whorled Milkweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Asclepias
  • Family: Asclepiadaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: NE&GP SWSS
  • State T/E Status: MA (T) RI (SC)
  • State T/E Common Name: MA (linear-leaved milkweed) RI (whorled milkweed)





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