Asclepias incarnata


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Noun1.Asclepias incarnata - densely branching perennial of the eastern United States with white to crimson or purple flowersAsclepias incarnata - densely branching perennial of the eastern United States with white to crimson or 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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Species present there included Apios tuberosa, Asclepias incarnata, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Lobelia cardinalis, L.
5 -- Arenaria serpyllifolia (thyme-leave -- -- -- sandwort) Arisaema dracontium (green dragon) * -- -- -- Arisaema triphyllum -- -- -- (jack-in-the-pulpit) * Asarum canadense (wild ginger) * -- -- -- Asclepias exaltata (poke milkweed) * -- -- -- Asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed) * 2.
Asclepias hirtella (Pennell) Woodson: P40122 Asclepias incarnata L.
Several taxa within the preserve were only found in the wet-mesic sand prairie community, and infrequently to occasionally encountered species occurring here included: Acalypha gracilens Gray (slender three-leaved mercury), Asclepias incarnata L.