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Asclepias perennis (Aquatic milkweed)
Marcus, Joseph A.

Asclepias perennis

Asclepias perennis Walter

Aquatic milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: aspe

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Ovate
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Inflorescence: Umbel
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MO , MS , SC , TN , TX

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet

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.

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2010-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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