Asclepias viridis Walter
  • Fl. Carol.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Asclepias viridis Walter. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 29 Nov 2021'

General Information

"Decumbent or ascending, 2–6 dm; lvs oblong, lance- oblong, or elliptic, 6–12 cm, rounded or obtuse, abruptly narrowed at base to a 4–10 mm petiole; cor greenish, rotate (the lobes spreading or with ascending tip, not reflexed), 2–3.5 cm wide; hoods violet or purple, 4–6 mm, the horn rudimentary, represented by a small, flat, median plate near the summit of the hood. Prairies, barrens, and dry upland woods; O. to Mo. and Nebr., s. to Fla. and Tex. May–June, sometimes also in late summer. (Asclepiodora v.)"

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    • 1 "Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp."
    • 2 Fl. Carol.

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