Mead's milkweed

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Related to Mead's milkweed: Asclepias meadii
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Noun1.Mead's milkweed - milkweed of central North AmericaMead's milkweed - 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.
Mead's Milkweed (Asclepias meadii) Mead's milkweed is a threatened plant found in eastern Kansas, Missouri, south-central Iowa, and southern Illinois.
In addition to the Indiana bat, the biological opinion for the Mark Twain National Forest also evaluated the impacts of forest management and other activities that were likely to adversely affect the gray bat (Myotis grisescens), bald eagle, and Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii).
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.