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Purple Milkweed
Asclepias purpurascens

Family: Dogbane Family (Apocynaceae), (Milkweed Family (Asclepiadaceae))

Group: Milkweeds

Flowers: Red/Pink

Height: 60-120 cm (23-47 in)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Native/Non-native: Native

Status:   S-Rank: S2  G-Rank: G4G5

Photographs: 54 photographs available, of which 1 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Purple Milkweed (Asclepias purpurascens)
Photograph by Graham Buck

Range map for Purple Milkweed (Asclepias purpurascens)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)