Asclepias meadii

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Noun1.Asclepias meadii - milkweed of central North AmericaAsclepias meadii - milkweed of central North America; a threatened species
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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Management and restoration ecology of the federal threatened Mead's milkweed, Asclepias meadii (Asclepiadaceae).
The number of milkweed species attacked by the stem weevil includes Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii), which is listed as a threatened species of plant (a risk level just below endangered) and is the focus of a federal recovery plan by the U.S.
At that meeting, Phil explained that an endangered plant species known as Mead's Milkweed (Asclepias meadii) had been discovered on our property some years earlier.
and Mexico; Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii), a prairie plant of the central Midwest; and the elkhorn coral (Acropora palmata), a reef-building species of the Caribbean.
Mead's Milkweed (Asclepias meadii) Mead's milkweed is a threatened plant found in eastern Kansas, Missouri, south-central Iowa, and southern Illinois.
Ecology of Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii Torrey).
As part of a study of the natural history of the Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii), we conducted censuses in a native prairie in each of four consecutive years.
Frequency of Asclepias meadii patches with different capture histories.
Asclepias meadii (Aponcynaceae) is a long-lived perennial found in tallgrass prairies.
Detection, survival rates and dynamics of a cryptic plant, Asclepias meadii: applications of mark-recapture models to long-term monitoring studies.
ABSTRACT.--Mead's milkweed, Asclepias meadii, is a rare long-lived perennial of North American tallgrass prairies.
The prairie flora evolved under a fire regime (Collins and Gibson, 1990) and Asclepias meadii seems to respond favorably to burning (Bowles et al., 1998).