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Common Name: Swamp Milkweed      Latin Name: Asclepias incarnata      Size: 2 (min) to 4 (max)
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Asclepias incarnata
Maximum Height: 4 feet

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Category: Perennial
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Genus: Asclepias
species: incarnata
Size: 2 (min) to 4 (max)
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Plant Images and Specimens
Picture of
Location: Cincinnati Zoo
Photo Credit: Chris Wais
Season: July, 2009
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Location: Cincinnati Zoo
Photo Credit: Chris Wais
Season: July, 2009
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Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

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Photo Credit: Steve Foltz

Location: Harpers Station 11311 Montgomery Rd Cincinnati OH 45249
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.286273433333300 Longitude: -84.359172600000000] Specimen: 2972
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Asclepias incarnata at the SPCA Cincinnati, with Checkers, a rescued dog
Location: Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Sharonville, OH
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: June 2013
Location: My Plant Collection
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 39.322568816666700 Longitude: -84.428022300000000] Specimen: 2983
Location: Brooklyn Botanic Garden 900 Washington Avenue Brooklyn NY 11225
GPS location of this plant [Latitude: 40.669278210000000 Longitude: -73.965614200000000] Specimen: 5988
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