Classification
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  • English
    • milkweeds
    • Milkweed
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 尖尾鳳屬
  • Scientific Names
    • Asclepias
    • Acerates
  • Spanish
    • Algodoncillos

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Swamp Milkweed Asclepias incarnata

Observer

frankc

Date

August 6, 2016 01:04 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

milkweeds Genus Asclepias

Observer

maty1234

Date

September 9, 2016 12:39 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Texas Milkweed Asclepias texana

Observer

e_keith

Date

July 9, 2015 07:36 AM CDT

Description

In open rocky woodland

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

iowabiologist

Date

July 31, 2016 10:30 AM CDT

Description

Growing in an open area near a narrow row of trees along the shore of Don Williams Lake

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

iowabiologist

Date

August 10, 2016 02:20 PM CDT

Description

Growing in an open roadside near agricultural fields

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Milkweed Asclepias curassavica

Observer

dcslaugh

Date

November 21, 2016 08:23 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa

Observer

loislarsonlyon

Date

December 2, 2016 08:25 AM CST

Description

Several seedpods still to open.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Butterfly Milkweed Asclepias tuberosa

Observer

loislarsonlyon

Date

December 2, 2016 08:23 AM CST

Description

Lots of seedpods still to open.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Milkweed Asclepias curassavica

Date

June 16, 2014 03:12 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tropical Milkweed Asclepias curassavica

Date

June 16, 2014 03:12 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

srall

Date

December 1, 2016 01:49 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

iowabiologist

Date

July 21, 2016 10:50 AM CDT

Description

Growing along an open hiking trail in a wooded riparian area

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Description from Wikipedia

Asclepias L. (1753), the milkweeds, is a genus of herbaceous perennial, dicotyledonous plants that contains over 140 known species. It previously belonged to the family Asclepiadaceae, but this is now classified as the subfamily Asclepiadoideae of the dogbane family Apocynaceae.

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