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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Asclepias connivens   FAMILY Apocynaceae


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asclepias connivens   FAMILY Asclepiadaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Largeflower Milkweed


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Asclepias connivens   FAMILY Apocynaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Asclepias connivens   FAMILY Asclepiadaceae

 

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3174

Forb
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Common (rare in SC)

Look for it in wet pine flatwoods, per Weakley's Flora

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)

LEAVES:
Simple
Opposite
Leaves sessile

FLOWER:
Summer
Greenish-yellow
Bisexual
Radially symmetrical
5-merous
5-lobed corolla, lobes reflexed
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer
Follicle

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



 


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