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Photo Guide : Asclepias sullivantii (Sullivant's Milkweed, Prairie Milkweed)

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(12 K)
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  • Perennial herb from deep fleshy rhizome
  • 4-11 dm tall
  • leaves opposite, 6-16 cm long, 2-9 cm wide, glabrous (smooth or hairless)
  • Flowers: pinkish-rose to purple
  • Habitat: Sandy, loamy or rocky calcareous soils of prairies and roadsides
  • Distribution: MN, e ND, se SD, IA, e 1/2 NE & KS, MO, & OK; (s Can., OH, WI, IN, IL to Great Plains)
 Text taken from:
Great Plains Association, 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. University Press of Kansas.
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