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Asclepias incarnata L.
SWAMP MILKWEED
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Asclepias incarnata, Swamp Milkweed
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Aphis ( @ CSUC_TCN (1)

Macrosiphum ( @ NCSU (4)
Apidae  Bombus griseocollis @ UCMS_ENT (2)

Xylocopa virginica @ UCMS_ENT (3); I_SIF (1)
Coccinellidae  Coccinella septempunctata @ I_LB (1)

Harmonia axyridis @ I_LB (1)

Propylea quatuordecimpunctata @ I_LB (1)
Halictidae  Agapostemon splendens @ I_SIF (1)

Lasioglossum imitatum @ AMNH_BEE (9)

Lasioglossum leucocomum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum pilosum @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Lygaeidae  Oncopeltus fasciatus @ I_SIF (1)
Megachilidae  Megachile centuncularis @ UCMS_ENT (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora clavata @ BPI (36)

Mycosphaerella asclepiadis @ BPI (1)

Septoria asclepiadicola @ BPI (14)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Stagonospora zonata @ BPI (1)
Pleosporaceae  Pleospora diplospora @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Uromyces asclepiadis @ BPI (23)

Uromyces howei @ BPI (4)
Sclerotiniaceae  Botrytis hypophylla @ BPI (1)
_  danaus plexippus @ I_SIF (1)

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Asclepias incarnata L. - Swamp Milkweed

Asclepias incarnata plant

Family - Asclepiadaceae

Stems - To 1.5m tall, from fibrous roots, erect, herbaceous, glabrous or with a single vertical line of appressed pubescence in the internodes above, with milky sap, branching above.

Asclepias incarnata stem

Leaves - Opposite, petiolate. Petiole to +1.5cm long. Blade to 15cm long, +2cm broad, linear to linear-lanceolate, acuminate, with strigillose margins, sparse appressed pubescent, truncate to rounded at the base.

Asclepias incarnata leaves

Inflorescence - Axillary and terminal umbellate cymes of 20-30 flowers each. Peduncles green, to +5cm long, antrorse appressed pubescent, with one vertical line more densely pubescent than rest of peduncle. Pedicels pinkish-rose, sparse pubescent, to 1.4cm long, subtended by linear bracts. Bracts to 6mm long, pubescent.

Flowers - Petals 5, 6mm long, 2.3mm broad, oblong-elliptic, entire, reflexed, glabrous, pink to purple. Hoods 2mm long, 1.2mm broad, pinkish-white. Horns pinkish-white, to 2.5mm long. Gynostegium to 2.5mm long, 1.3mm in diameter. Pollinia 1.1mm long. Calyx lobes 5, reflexed, 2mm long, pubescent, pinkish-green. Follicles to 8cm long, fusiform, typically glabrous.

Asclepias incarnata flower Flower close-up.

Asclepias incarnata fruits Fruits.

Flowering - June - August.

Habitat - Moist to wet soils.

Origin - Native to U.S.

Other info. - This species can be found throughout Missouri. The plant is becoming one of the more popular Asclepias in cultivation because of its tall height, striking flowers, and ability to grow in wet soils. It is an obvious butterfly favorite. The flowers of this species are not as large as in some other members of the genus but the plant typically produces many clusters of flowers.

Photographs taken in Brown Summit, NC., 10-12-02, and in the along the shores of the Current River, Shannon County, MO., 8-16-03.


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Number of matches : 10
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
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© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0304 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0305 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0306 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0307 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0308 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0309 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0310 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0311 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0312 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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CalPhotos     Photo Database

 

Number of matches : 25
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Asclepias incarnata%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Asclepias incarnata
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Asclepias incarnata
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Asclepias incarnata
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Swamp Milkweed
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© 2003 Jeff Abbas

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© 2007 Louis-M. Landry

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© 2010 Louis-M. Landry

Asclepias incarnata
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Swamp Milkweed
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© 2011 Robert Sivinski

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0303 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0304 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0305 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0306 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0307 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0308 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0309 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0310 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata
Swamp Milkweed
ID: 0000 1111 1234 0311 [detail]
© 2016 Keir Morse

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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