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Asclepias cinerea (Carolina milkweed)
Cressler, Alan

Asclepias cinerea

Asclepias cinerea Walter

Carolina Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)


USDA Symbol: ASCI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Size Notes: To about 2 feet in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , SC

Additional resources

USDA: Find Asclepias cinerea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asclepias cinerea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asclepias cinerea


Record Modified: 2014-09-12
Research By: JAM

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