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Photo Guide : Asclepias pumila (Plains Milkweed)

flowers
Flower
(15 K)
 plants
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(18 K)
  • Perennial herb from a taproot or slender rhizome
  • 5-3 dm tall
  • Leaves alternate; 1.5-5 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide
  • Flowers: white
  • Habitat: Sandy, clayey, or rocky calcareous or gypseous soils of prairies
  • Distribution: Great Plains except MN, IA, MO, e 1/3 KS, e 1/2 OK; (Great Plains s to trans-Pecos TX)
 Text taken from:
Great Plains Association, 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. University Press of Kansas.
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