SWAMP MILKWEED

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SWAMP MILKWEED suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: St. Clair
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Benton, Fulton, Sebastian, Washington
COLORADO: Boulder, Denver, Fremont, Jefferson, Kit Carson, Larimer, Logan, Pueblo, Sedgwick, Weld, Yuma
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle, Sussex
FLORIDA: Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Citrus, Collier, DeSoto, Duval, Flagler, Glades, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Martin, Monroe, Osceola, Palm Beach, Polk, Seminole, Volusia
GEORGIA: Bryan, Carroll, Chatham, Cherokee, Fannin, Rabun, Spalding, White
IOWA: Adair, Calhoun, Carroll, Clayton, Crawford, Decatur, Dickinson, Emmet, Fremont, Greene, Guthrie, Lyon, Monona, Montgomery, O'Brien, Osceola, Page, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pocahontas, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Scott, Sioux, Union, Webster, Winneshiek, Woodbury
IDAHO: Ada, Blaine, Canyon, Gooding, Kootenai, Owyhee, Twin Falls
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, DeKalb, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Lake, Lawrence, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Marion, Marshall, Mason, Massac, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Putnam, Randolph, Richland, Rock Island, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Stark, Stephenson, Tazewell, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Warren, Washington, Wayne, White, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Woodford
INDIANA: Allen, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Clinton, Daviess, De Kalb, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Dubois, Elkhart, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jasper, Jay, Jefferson, Jennings, Johnson, Knox, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Marion, Marshall, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Orange, Owen, Parke, Pike, Porter, Posey, Putnam, Randolph, Ripley, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vanderburgh, Vermillion, Vigo, Wabash, Warrick, Washington, Wayne, Wells, White, Whitley
KANSAS: Anderson, Atchison, Barber, Bourbon, Brown, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Cowley, Crawford, Decatur, Doniphan, Douglas, Ellis, Ellsworth, Franklin, Gove, Graham, Greenwood, Hamilton, Harper, Harvey, Hodgeman, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Kearny, Kingman, Kiowa, Labette, Lane, Leavenworth, Linn, Logan, Marshall, McPherson, Meade, Miami, Neosho, Osage, Ottawa, Pawnee, Pottawatomie, Pratt, Rawlins, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Saline, Scott, Sedgwick, Shawnee, Sheridan, Sherman, Stafford, Sumner, Trego, Wallace, Washington, Wilson, Woodson
KENTUCKY: Adair, Anderson, Ballard, Barren, Bath, Bourbon, Bracken, Calloway, Campbell, Carlisle, Carter, Casey, Christian, Clark, Daviess, Edmonson, Estill, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Garrard, Grant, Graves, Greenup, Hardin, Harrison, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Hopkins, Jackson, Jefferson, Jessamine, Kenton, Lewis, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Marshall, Mason, McCracken, McCreary, McLean, Meade, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Oldham, Owen, Pendleton, Powell, Pulaski, Robertson, Rockcastle, Rowan, Scott, Spencer, Todd, Warren, Woodford
LOUISIANA: Jefferson, Lafourche, St. Charles, Terrebonne, Vernon
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Berkshire, Bristol, Dukes, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: Androscoggin, Aroostook, Cumberland, Franklin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Penobscot, Sagadahoc, Somerset, Waldo, Washington, York
MICHIGAN: Alcona, Allegan, Alpena, Antrim, Arenac, Baraga, Barry, Bay, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Delta, Dickinson, Eaton, Emmet, Genesee, Gogebic, Grand Traverse, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Houghton, Huron, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Lake, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Macomb, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Mecosta, Menominee, Midland, Missaukee, Monroe, Montcalm, Montmorency, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Oceana, Ogemaw, Ontonagon, Otsego, Ottawa, Presque Isle, Roscommon, Saginaw, Sanilac, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne, Wexford
MINNESOTA: Aitkin, Anoka, Becker, Beltrami, Benton, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Carlton, Carver, Cass, Chippewa, Chisago, Clay, Clearwater, Cottonwood, Crow Wing, Dakota, Dodge, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Goodhue, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, Hubbard, Isanti, Itasca, Jackson, Kanabec, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Koochiching, Lac qui Parle, Lake, Lake of the Woods, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Marshall, Martin, McLeod, Morrison, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Norman, Olmsted, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pine, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Ramsey, Red Lake, Redwood, Rice, Roseau, Scott, Sherburne, St. Louis, Stearns, Stevens, Traverse, Wabasha, Wadena, Waseca, Washington, Wilkin, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine
MISSOURI: Adair, Atchison, Audrain, Barton, Bates, Benton, Boone, Buchanan, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Cass, Chariton, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Dent, Douglas, Gasconade, Greene, Grundy, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Howard, Howell, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Monroe, Montgomery, Newton, Nodaway, Osage, Ozark, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Reynolds, Ripley, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Scott, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Stone, Sullivan, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Webster
MONTANA: All counties
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Clay, Cleveland, Currituck, Dare, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Gaston, Gates, Graham, Granville, Guilford, Halifax, Haywood, Henderson, Hyde, Iredell, Lee, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Orange, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rockingham, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrrell, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wilkes, Yadkin, Yancey
NORTH DAKOTA: Barnes, Benson, Cass, Emmons, Grand Forks, Kidder, Logan, McHenry, Pembina, Ramsey, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Stutsman
NEBRASKA: Adams, Antelope, Arthur, Box Butte, Boyd, Brown, Buffalo, Butler, Cass, Cherry, Colfax, Cuming, Custer, Dawson, Dixon, Dodge, Douglas, Franklin, Gage, Garden, Grant, Hall, Holt, Hooker, Howard, Jefferson, Johnson, Kearney, Keya Paha, Lancaster, Lincoln, Logan, McPherson, Merrick, Morrill, Nance, Nemaha, Otoe, Polk, Richardson, Rock, Sarpy, Saunders, Scotts Bluff, Seward, Sheridan, Sherman, Stanton, Thayer, Thomas, Valley, Washington, Webster, Wheeler
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Belknap, Carroll, Cheshire, Coos, Grafton, Hillsborough, Merrimack, Rockingham, Strafford, Sullivan
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Warren
NEW MEXICO: Chaves, Guadalupe, Lincoln, Mora
NEVADA: Lincoln
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Broome, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chenango, Clinton, Columbia, Delaware, Dutchess, Erie, Essex, Franklin, Greene, Herkimer, Jefferson, Kings, Lewis, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Nassau, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orange, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Richmond, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schuyler, St. Lawrence, Suffolk, Sullivan, Tompkins, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester, Yates
OHIO: Adams, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Van Wert, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot
OKLAHOMA: Adair, Alfalfa, Cherokee, Cleveland, Craig, Delaware, Ellis, Johnston, Oklahoma, Osage, Ottawa, Tulsa
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Susquehanna, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, York
RHODE ISLAND: Bristol, Kent, Newport, Providence, Washington
SOUTH CAROLINA: Anderson, Darlington, Greenville, Jasper, Pickens, Spartanburg, York
SOUTH DAKOTA: Beadle, Bennett, Brookings, Brule, Charles Mix, Clark, Clay, Codington, Custer, Davison, Day, Deuel, Fall River, Gregory, Jackson, Lake, Lincoln, Marshall, McCook, Minnehaha, Roberts, Shannon, Spink, Stanley, Todd, Tripp, Turner, Union
TENNESSEE: Bedford, Bledsoe, Blount, Cannon, Carroll, Carter, Cheatham, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Grainger, Greene, Hawkins, Jackson, Johnson, Knox, Lauderdale, Lewis, Loudon, Marion, Maury, Montgomery, Polk, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Sevier, Shelby, Stewart, Sullivan, Sumner, Tipton, Unicoi, Union, Warren, Washington, Williamson, Wilson
TEXAS: Burnet, Gonzales, Hemphill, Kerr, Kimble, Leon, Llano, Menard, Tom Green, Val Verde, Wood
UTAH: Box Elder, Cache, Davis, Juab, Salt Lake, Utah, Weber
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Albemarle, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesapeake, Chesterfield, Clarke, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hampton, Hanover, Henrico, Highland, Isle of Wight, James City, King and Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Newport News, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York
VERMONT: Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Essex, Franklin, Grand Isle, Orange, Orleans, Rutland, Washington, Windham, Windsor
WISCONSIN: Adams, Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett, Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Florence, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Iron, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Racine, Richland, Rock, Rusk, Sauk, Sawyer, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washburn, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago, Wood
WEST VIRGINIA: Barbour, Berkeley, Brooke, Cabell, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Lewis, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Monongalia, Nicholas, Ohio, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur, Wayne, Wetzel, Wirt, Wyoming
WYOMING: Big Horn, Washakie, Weston

Swamp milkweed belongs to family of asclepiadaceae plants, its species name is incarnata. This plant grows actively in spring. Swamp milkweed has green foliage and bears red colored flowers. Swamp milkweed booms in fall.The plant grows in erect form. Swamp milkweed is a moderately growing plant, a mature Swamp milkweed can grow up to 4.9 feet. Other varieties of this plant are swamp milkweedswamp milkweed, and swamp milkweed

Active Growth Period : Spring Flower Color : Red
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Rhizomatous
Growth Rate : Moderate Height, Mature (feet) : 4.9
Drought Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 107
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Fall
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Fall Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Spring
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : Yes
Propogated by Bare Root : No Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : No Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : Yes
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 153761
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : Low
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Slow

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : - -
Palatable Graze Animal : Low Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Low
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring After Harvest Regrowth Rate : Slow
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : - -
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : Yes Flower Color : Red
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Moderate Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Coarse Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Rhizomatous
Growth Rate : Moderate Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 4.9 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Moderate
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : No Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : Moderate

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : No Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : High
CaCO3 Tolerance : Medium Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : None Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 107
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : High
pH (Minimum) : 5.0 pH (Maximum) : 8.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 3450 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 7200
Precipitation (Minimum) : 65 Precipitation (Maximum) : 65
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 18 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -38

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Jennifer Anderson. United States, IA, Scott Co., Davenport, Nahant Marsh. 2002.
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
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İThomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.
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İThomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.
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İPatrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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İPatrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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İPatrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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R.A. Howard. İSmithsonian Institution. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection. United States, CT, Norwich.
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İNelson DeBarros. United States.
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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: 26. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
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USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team, Fort Worth, TX.

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