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Asclepias tuberosa ssp. rolfsii (Rolfs' milkweed)
Cressler, Alan

Asclepias tuberosa ssp. rolfsii

Asclepias tuberosa L. ssp. rolfsii (Britton ex Vail) Woodson

Rolfs' Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Synonym(s): Asclepias rolfsii


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb
Fruit Type: Follicle
Size Notes: To about 30 inches in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Flower color yellow to orange to red.


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC , VA

Additional resources

USDA: Find Asclepias tuberosa ssp. rolfsii in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asclepias tuberosa ssp. rolfsii in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asclepias tuberosa ssp. rolfsii


Record Modified: 2017-08-16
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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