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Plant Details

Asclepias syriaca

Common Milkweed

Scientific Name:

Asclepias syriaca

Common Name:

Common Milkweed

Plant Family

Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Size in Feet:

2

Light:

Sun

Soil Moisture:

Sub-mesic(*)

Bloom Time:

June - Aug

Bloom Area:

Mountains, Piedmont

Bloom

Black Mountain

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M Baumeister

Bloom Closeup

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M Baumeister

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


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