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Read more about Carolina Milkweed at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Carolina Milkweed, Walter's Milkweed
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Native to South Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - SC
Common in GA, rare in SC
Look for it in pine savannas, per Weakley's Flora
DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
Petioles 0-1mm long
Flowers in 1-4 umbels, terminal & from upper leaf axils
TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!
- Guide to the Wildflowers of SC p256
- Wildflowers of the Atlantic Southeast p361
- Wildflowers of the Eastern United States p068