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Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

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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
Date:  7/24/2004
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Swamp Milkweed may be easily confused with:
We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

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