Asclepias purpurascens


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Related to Asclepias purpurascens: Asclepias speciosa, Asclepias incarnata, Asclepias tuberosa, Asclepias verticillata
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Noun1.Asclepias purpurascens - perennial of eastern North America having pink-purple flowersAsclepias purpurascens - perennial of eastern North America having pink-purple flowers
milkweed, silkweed - any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts
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5 m in height, include Asclepias purpurascens (purple milkweed), Phryma leptostachya (lopseed), Porteranthus stipulatus (American ipecac or Indian physic), Ruellia strepens (wild petunia), Smilacina racemosa (false Solomon's seal), and Verbesina helianthoides (yellow crownbeard).
Asteraceae Floyd, Maxwell 1280 Asclepias purpurascens L.