Asclepias incarnata or swampweed
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Asclepias incarnata (Swamp Milkweed)

Scientific name: Asclepias incarnata

Common names: Swamp Milkweed

Family: Apocynaceae

Origin: Southern and Eastern North America

Height: 4 to 5 feet

Spread: 2 to 3 feet

Zones: 3 through 6


asclepias incarnata map

Plant Care

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Water: Dry to moist, well drained


Drought Tolerant: Yes, though prefers some moisture


Cited Sources

  1. 1.
    Asclepias Incarnata. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed January 2, 2020.
  2. 2.
    Asclepias Incarnata. USDA. Accessed January 2, 2020.

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