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Sandhill Milkweed/Purple Milkweed/ Pineywoods Milkweed

Asclepius humistrata


I know.. I've posted this species before... But this specimen was so gorgeous I had to do it again! This is a semi-prostrate milkweed with the surprising dusty pink and green leaves. That by itself is lovely! Add these dusty pink and white. Blooms and its irresistible! The largest I myself have seen has been about -7" long.


Sandhill and other well drained sunny Sandy habitats. This was in the Salt Springs Island area of the Ocala National Forest

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Florida, USA

Lat: 29.20, Long: -82.05

Spotted on May 2, 2016
Submitted on May 2, 2016

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