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Image ID: 2012/mr50
Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed)
Height: 1 to 4 ft.
Blooms: June to August
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.25 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Mon River Trail
- Common Milkweed
Swamp milkweed is a striking bright pink, while common milkweek is a much paler shade. Clusters of common milkweed nod pronouncedly.