Wild Florida Photo
Nature Photography by Paul Rebmann
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A frequent milkweed of marshes, cypress swamps and floodplain forests in north and central Florida. The range extends throughout the southeastern coastal states from Texas to South Carolina, plus Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois & Indiana.
Flowers are in umbels, white, and typical of milkweeds with five reflexed corolla lobes. Leaves are opposite, or nearly opposite, on thin petioles, smooth and elliptic to lanceolate.
Other species of the Asclepias genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
View Asclepias michauxii - MICHAUX'S MILKWEED
View Asclepias tuberosa - BUTTERFLY WEED
View Asclepias verticillata - WHORLED MILKWEED
View Asclepias pedicellata - SAVANNAH MILKWEED
View Asclepias curtissii - CURTISS' MILKWEED
View Asclepias viridiflora - GREEN MILKWEED
View Asclepias lanceolata - FEWFLOWER MILKWEED
View Asclepias cinerea - CAROLINA MILKWEED
View Asclepias curassavica - SCARLET MILKWEED
View Asclepias humistrata - PINEWOODS MILKWEED
View Asclepias longifolia - LONGLEAF MILKWEED
View Asclepias tomentosa - VELVETLEAF MILKWEED