An individual instance of Asclepias syriaca (common milkweed)
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Remarks: Cultivated for experimental use. Extirpated in the expansion of Buttrick Hall.


Asclepias syriaca


sec. Gleason Cronquist 1991

common name: common milkweed
family: Asclepiadaceae
Identified 2002-06-25 by Steven J. Baskauf


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, US
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Gleason Cronquist 1991 =

Gleason, Henry A. and Arthur Cronquist, 1991. Manual of Vascular Plants of Northeastern United States and Adjacent Canada. The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY, US.

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