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Fourleaf Milkweed - Asclepias quadrifolia


Family: Apocynaceae - Dogbane family Genus Common Name: Milkweed Native Status: Native
Asclepias quadrifolia - Fourleaf Milkweed. Fourleaf Milkweed

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Asclepias quadrifolia

Distribution of Asclepias quadrifolia in the United States and Canada:
USDA Plants Distribution Map temporarily unavailable.
Blue=Native; Grey=Introduced

Map from USDA Plants Database:
USDA, NRCS. 2009. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 25 Feb 2017). National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.

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Site: Big Frog Trail, Polk County, TN Date: 2004-May-08Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Fourleaf Milkweed
Asclepias quadrifolia

Site: Cedar Glade, Pigeon Mountain East, Walker County, GA Date: 2013-May-11Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D7000
Tamron SP 90MM f/2.8 AF Macro
Most leaves on Asclepias quadrifolia are opposite, but there are one or two whorls of 4 leaves around the middle of the stem.
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Asclepias quadrifolia

Site: The Pocket at Pigeon Mountain, Walker County, GA Date: 2008-May-13Photographer: Gerald C Williamson
Nikon D40
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Asclepias quadrifolia

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