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Purple Milkweed

PURPLE MILKWEED
Asclepias incarnata Milk weed Family Ascelepiadaceae
July - August Common
Description: From 2 to 4 feet tall usually branched, with numerous gradually tapering leaves widest near the base pointed on the ends and in pairs. Flowers are in clusters that droop similar to the common milkweed except the flowers color is a deep magenta red. Pods downy, but not warty.
(see Milkweed Family for further description)

Location:  Fields, Roadsides

Purple Milkweed
Milkweed
 
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