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Comparative Anatomy and Morphology of Asclepias perennis and Asclepias tuberosa Subspecies Rolfsii

Author(s): T. W. Lucansky and K. T. Clough

Month: Sep
Year: 1986

Journal: Botanical Gazette
Volume: 147
Issue: 3
Pages: 290-301

Article Topic(s): Morphology,Provenance
Research Setting(s): Laboratory,Forest,Wetland,Upland

Species Referenced: Asclepias perennis (Aquatic milkweed),

Abstract

Compares structural characteristics of Asclepias perennis and A. tuberosa and relates these characteristics to habitat. There were anatomical differences between the two species and between species occurring in dry, sunny habitats versus wet, shaded sites.

Suggested Citation

T. W. Lucansky and K. T. Clough. "Comparative Anatomy and Morphology of Asclepias perennis and Asclepias tuberosa Subspecies Rolfsii." Botanical Gazette 147.3 (1986): 290-301.

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