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Asclepias pumila (Plains milkweed)
Cressler, Alan

Asclepias pumila

Asclepias pumila (A. Gray) Vail

Plains Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ASPU

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: CO , IA , KS , MT , ND , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , WY

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: UPL UPL FACU UPL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-11-14
Research By: DEW

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