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Asclepias longifolia (Longleaf milkweed)
Bransford, W.D. and Dolphia

Asclepias longifolia

Asclepias longifolia Michx.

Longleaf milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Synonym(s): Acerates delticola, Acerates floridana, Acerates longifolia

USDA Symbol: aslo

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Inflorescence: Umbel
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DE , FL , GA , LA , MD , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA , WV

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2011-01-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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