[Apiales: Apiaceae]), and swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata
Species present there included Apios tuberosa, Asclepias incarnata
, Eupatorium perfoliatum, Lobelia cardinalis, L.
The subsurface recirculating vertical flow constructed wetland (RVFCW) utilized a timer to apply pretreated sewage over the entire top bed area planted with wetland flowering plants, such as water iris (Iris virginica), swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata
), great blue lobelia (Lobelia siphilitica), and New England aster (Aster novae-angliae) with a density of about four plants per square meter.
One non-invasive option is swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata
), which can tolerate wet soils.
As her story continued, my fears were confirmed: the plant in question was Asclepias incarnata
commonly known as swamp milkweed.
The pink swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata
) is crucial to Monarch butterfly populations and is nicely complimented by tall Joe-Pye Weed (Eupatorium fistulosum), which looks almost exactly like the same plant but twice as tall.
Native wetland plant species tested were swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata
) and saw-tooth sunflower (Helianthus grosseserratus).
idahoensis), mallows (Lavatera or Sidalcea malviflora), milkweed (Asclepias incarnata
for moist gardens, A.
Only one mid-season species, Erigeron annuus*, remained common enough for individual statistical analysis; its guild included Achillea millefolium*, Asclepias incarnata
, Asclepias syriaca*, Echinacea purpurea, Lactuca spp.*, Monarda fistulosa, Oenothera biennia, Potentilla arguta, Trifolium spp.*, and Verbascum thapsis*.