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Asclepias speciosa
showy milkweed Dogbane Family
Asclepias speciosa Apocynaceae
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common name
  showy milkweed
accepted scientific name
  Asclepias speciosa Torr.
rules for finding collection records
  Asclepias speciosa (2418)
family name
  Apocynaceae
Image Author: ©2003 Peter M. Dziuk, Minnesota Wildflowers
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.75 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 3rd week of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (60%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
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Riparian
Disturbed
Grassland
Forest
Sand
Meadow
Desert
Native Plant Status
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native Not Present

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