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Asclepias rubra

Asclepias rubra L.

Red Milkweed, Tall Pink Bog Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

USDA Symbol: ASRU



Asclepias rubra (Red milkweed) #42795

Image Information

Photographer: Cressler, Alan
County: Marion
State: GA
Location Notes: Bog Swamp.
Accession date: 2014-10-22
Filename: A_C_IMG1770.JPG
Slide Index: 7231399340_2a8e9c1406_o.jpg
Restrictions: Unrestricted
Collection: Wildflower Center Digital Library
Original Format: Digital
Orientation: Portrait
Shot: Close-up of a flowering plant. Photographer's Note: "Historically, red milkweed was known only from the destroyed Villa Rica Bogs in west Georgia. The species has been recently located in a couple of swamp sites in west-central Georgia. Both sites may be in the same county, I am not sure. I was mucking around in one of the swamps looking for hybrid pitcher plants and located a single plant of red milkweed. Later I located a second plant in a different area of the swamp. This is one of the rarest milkweed species in Georgia."
Date Taken: 2012-05-19
NPIN Image Id: 42795

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This image has been verified.
By: JAM
Date: 2014-10-22

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