Definition of Swamp milkweed

1. Noun. Densely branching perennial of the eastern United States with white to crimson or purple flowers.

Exact synonyms: Asclepias Incarnata
Generic synonyms: Milkweed, Silkweed



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swamp Milkweed

swamp cottonwood
swamp cypress
swamp dewberry
swamp fever
swamp fly honeysuckle
swamp gum
swamp hare
swamp hickory
swamp honeysuckle
swamp horsetail
swamp laurel
swamp lily
swamp locust
swamp mallow
swamp maple
swamp milkweed (current term)
swamp oak
swamp pine
swamp pines
swamp plant
swamp poplar
swamp rabbit
swamp red oak
swamp rose mallow
swamp sparrow
swamp sunflower
swamp white oak
swamp willow
swamped

Literary usage of Swamp milkweed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Minnesota Plant Life by Conway MacMillan (1899)
"The swamp milkweed is similar in appearance, but has smaller clusters of flowers and ... It is to be looked for in swamps or F1G. 173. swamp milkweed. ..."

2. Specific Diagnosis and Specific Medication by John William Fyfe, John Milton Scudder (1909)
"Asclepias Incarnata—swamp milkweed. swamp milkweed often promptly relieves the general distress caused by extreme infiltration of the tissues in dropsy. ..."

3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"swamp milkweed Herbaceous perennial Low, swampy ground, wet shores and sphagnum bogs. Asclepias purpurascens L. Purple milkweed Herbaceous perennial Dry to ..."

4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"swamp milkweed Herbaceous perennial Low, swampy ground, wet shores and sphagnum bogs. Asclepias purpurascens L. Purple milkweed Herbaceous perennial Dry to ..."

5. A Preliminary Catalogue of the Flora of New Jersey by Nathaniel Lord Britton (1881)
"A. incarnata, L. swamp milkweed. Frequent in low grounds, middle and northern counties ... swamp milkweed. Low grounds. Common throughout. ..."

6. A Source Book of Biological Nature-study by Elliot Rowland Downing (1919)
"The swamp milkweed has the same general habit, but the leaves are lance-shaped and the pods are slender and tapering. It usually grows in wet ground. ..."

7. Catalogue of the Flora of Minnesota Including Its Phaenogamous and Vascular by Warren Upham (1884)
"A. incarnata, L. swamp milkweed. Common throughout the state. A. incarnata, L., var. pulchra, Pers. Minneapolis, Kassube. swamp milkweed. ..."

8. Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants: A Book of Valuable Information for by Arthur Robert Harding (1908)
"Swamp-milkweed (Asclepias incarnata L.) is a native perennial herb found in swamps from Canada to Tennessee and Kansas. The slender stem, leafy to the top, ..."

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