Asclepias incarnata

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Swamp Milkweed
Swamp milkweed monarch.jpg
Scientific classification
A. incarnata
Binomial name
Asclepias incarnata

Asclepias incarnata is a species of milkweed plant. It is also known as the swamp milkweed, the rose milkweed, the pink milkweed, the swamp milkweed, and white Indian hemp. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. It is native to North America. It blooms from June to August. The flowers are pink. Swamp milkweed is found in wet meadows, prairies, swamps, and marshes. It likes moist soil and sunny or partly shaded places. It grows to a height of 0.3 to 1.5 meters (1–5 feet).<ref name=wc>William Cullina (2000). Wildflowers: A Guide to Growing and Propagating Native Flowers of North America. The New England Wildflower Society. ISBN 0-395-96609-4</reb>

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