POKE MILKWEED

POKE MILKWEED GROWS BEST IN

POKE MILKWEED suitable for counties:
GEORGIA: Dawson, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Rabun, Towns, Union, White
IOWA: All counties
ILLINOIS: Alexander, Boone, Champaign, Clark, Coles, Cook, DeKalb, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Fulton, Hardin, Henderson, Jackson, Jersey, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, La Salle, Lake, Macon, Macoupin, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Montgomery, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Randolph, Richland, Sangamon, Schuyler, Shelby, St. Clair, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Will, Winnebago
INDIANA: Allen, Bartholomew, Blackford, Boone, Cass, Clay, Crawford, Dearborn, Elkhart, Fountain, Grant, Hamilton, Harrison, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Johnson, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Noble, Parke, Perry, Porter, Putnam, St. Joseph, Steuben, Tippecanoe, Warren, Wells, Whitley
KENTUCKY: Bath, Bell, Breathitt, Bullitt, Harlan, Henry, Jefferson, Leslie, Letcher, McCreary, Menifee, Pike, Powell, Rowan, Whitley
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: Androscoggin, Cumberland, Franklin, Kennebec, Lincoln, Oxford, Sagadahoc, York
MICHIGAN: Alcona, Allegan, Barry, Bay, Benzie, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Cheboygan, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Delta, Eaton, Grand Traverse, Hillsdale, Houghton, Ingham, Ionia, Iosco, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Lapeer, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Monroe, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Oakland, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Oscoda, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Carver, Cass, Chisago, Crow Wing, Dakota, Fillmore, Goodhue, Hennepin, Houston, Le Sueur, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Mower, Pine, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Sherburne, Stearns, Steele, Todd, Wabasha, Waseca, Washington, Winona, Wright
MISSISSIPPI: All counties
NORTH CAROLINA: Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Rutherford, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Watauga, Wilkes, Yancey
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Monmouth, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren
NEW YORK: Albany, Cattaraugus, Chemung, Chenango, Columbia, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Montgomery, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Oswego, Putnam, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Wyoming, Yates
OHIO: Adams, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Columbiana, Coshocton, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Franklin, Geauga, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Licking, Lorain, Madison, Mahoning, Medina, Monroe, Ottawa, Perry, Pike, Portage, Richland, Ross, Scioto, Stark, Summit, Tuscarawas, Vinton, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wyandot
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Venango, Warren, Wayne, Westmoreland, York
RHODE ISLAND: Providence, Washington
SOUTH CAROLINA: Greenville, Pickens
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Campbell, Cocke, Greene, Grundy, Johnson, Knox, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sumner, Unicoi
VIRGINIA: Albemarle, Amherst, Appomattox, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Campbell, Carroll, Clarke, Craig, Dickenson, Fauquier, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Grayson, Greene, Highland, Lee, Madison, Nelson, Page, Patrick, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Tazewell, Warren, Washington, Wise, Wythe
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Rutland, Windham, Windsor
WISCONSIN: Adams, Ashland, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Chippewa, Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lafayette, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Polk, Portage, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, Taylor, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washburn, Waukesha, Waushara
WEST VIRGINIA: Calhoun, Fayette, Grant, Greenbrier, Hardy, Harrison, McDowell, Mineral, Monongalia, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Preston, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur, Wayne, Wetzel, Wirt, Wyoming
ALABAMA: Lawrence
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DELAWARE: New Castle
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SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : - - Commercial Availability : - -
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Fruit/Seed Period End : - - Fruit/Seed Persistence : - -
Propogated by Bare Root : - - Propogated by Bulbs : - -
Propogated by Container : - - Propogated by Corms : - -
Propogated by Cuttings : - - Propogated by Seed : - -
Propogated by Sod : - - Propogated by Sprigs : - -
Propogated by Tubers : - - Seeds per Pound : - -
Seed Spread Rate : - - Seedling Vigor : - -
Small Grain : - - Vegetative Spread Rate : - -

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : - - Christmas Tree Product : - -
Fodder Product : - - Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : - - Naval Store Product : - -
Nursery Stock Product : - - Palatable Browse Animal : - -
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : - -
Post Product : - - Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : - - Veneer Product : - -

Physiology

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Bloat : - - C:N Ratio : - -
Coppice Potential : - - Fall Conspicuous : - -
Fire Resistance : - - Flower Color : - -
Flower Conspicuous : - - Foliage Color : - -
Foliage Porosity Summer : - - Foliage Porosity Winter : - -
Foliage Texture : - - Fruit Color : - -
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Growth Rate : - - Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : - - Known Allelopath : - -
Leaf Retention : - - Lifespan : - -
Low Growing Grass : - - Nitrogen Fixation : - -
Resprout Ability : - - Shape and Orientation : - -
Toxicity : - -

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : - - Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : - -
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : - - Anaerobic Tolerance : - -
CaCO3 Tolerance : - - Cold Stratification Required : - -
Drought Tolerance : - - Fertility Requirement : - -
Fire Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Hedge Tolerance : - - Moisture Use : - -
pH (Minimum) : - - pH (Maximum) : - -
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : - - Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : - -
Precipitation (Minimum) : - - Precipitation (Maximum) : - -
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : - - Salinity Tolerance : - -
Shade Tolerance : - - Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - -

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poke milkweed
Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 3: 29. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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