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Swamp Milkweed – Asclepias incarnata

By | July 23rd, 2015|Milkweed Plants|

Leaves are opposite (2 leaves per node), although sometimes are alternate or whorled; slender, narrow and elongated. Multiple, stout, purple-tinged stems emerge from a single root crown. TheĀ  stems (mostly hairless) can reach 5 feet in height and often have a deep, rich maroon-colored foliage in the fall. Sweetly scented flowers are arranged in small, [...]

Butterfly Milkweed

By | July 23rd, 2015|Milkweed Plants|

A selection of the common names used throughout the country: Pleurisy Root; Chigger Weed; Butterfly Weed; Burning Bush; Railroad Annie; Silkweed; Archangel; Yellow Milkweed;Orange Swallowwort; Indian-Bokay; Indian Paint; Indian-Plume; Indian Posy; Indian Paint Brush; Canada Root; Pleasing Root; Rubber Root; Wind Root; Colic Root; White Root; OrangeRoot; Tuber Root; Flux Root; Fly catcher Tuberosa refers [...]