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Search Term(s): Asclepias viridiflora   (1 record found)

APOCYNACEAE
Dogbane Family
Asclepias viridiflora  (green milkweed)   
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Synonym
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Carex Section
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Meaning of Scientific Name
Asclepias: named for Asklepios, the god of healing in Greek mythology; viridiflora: green flowers
Life Form
Perennial Herb
Phenology (Flowering Period)
July-August
Physiographic Province
☑ Piedmont
☑ Coastal Plain

County Distribution
☑ New Castle
☐ Kent
☐ Sussex

Habitat
Meadows on well drained soils
State Status
Uncommon
Piedmont Status
Uncommon
Coastal Plain Status
Uncommon
Global Rank
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Federal Status
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Geographic Affinity
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Species at Limit of Distribution
☐ Northern
☐ Southern

North American Distribution (Non-indigenous Species)
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Coefficient of Conservatism
6
Invasive
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Invasive Watchlist
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Global Origin (Non-native Species)
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Wildlife Values
The flowers are a nectar source for multiple species of moths and butterflies.
Medicinal Properties
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ID Notes
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Additional Info
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Habitats in which this plant occurs
Early Successional Herbaceous Upland Habitats (Piedmont Native Grassland)
Serpentine Grasslands
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