PURPLE MILKWEED

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PURPLE MILKWEED suitable for counties:
ARKANSAS: Baxter, Benton, Bradley, Clark, Craighead, Faulkner, Fulton, Independence, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Searcy, Stone, Washington
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Windham
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
DELAWARE: New Castle, Sussex
GEORGIA: All counties
IOWA: Audubon, Boone, Clarke, Decatur, Guthrie, Henry, Iowa, Johnson, Lee, Madison, Mahaska, Ringgold, Story, Union
ILLINOIS: Adams, Bond, Boone, Calhoun, Cass, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, DeKalb, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Jackson, Jefferson, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Lake, Lawrence, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Massac, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Moultrie, Ogle, Peoria, Perry, Piatt, Pike, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Sangamon, Schuyler, Scott, Shelby, St. Clair, Stephenson, Union, Vermilion, Wabash, Wayne, White, Will, Williamson, Winnebago
INDIANA: Allen, Blackford, Cass, Clark, Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Elkhart, Fountain, Franklin, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Greene, Harrison, Jasper, Jefferson, Knox, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Lawrence, Marshall, Martin, Monroe, Noble, Perry, Porter, Posey, Pulaski, Spencer, St. Joseph, Steuben, Sullivan, Vanderburgh, Vigo, Warrick, Washington, Wells, White
KANSAS: Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Bourbon, Brown, Cherokee, Coffey, Crawford, Doniphan, Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Johnson, Labette, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami, Neosho, Wyandotte
KENTUCKY: Ballard, Bath, Boyle, Bullitt, Carter, Elliott, Graves, Grayson, Logan, Lyon, McCracken, McLean, Ohio, Powell, Rockcastle, Rowan, Todd, Warren
LOUISIANA: Caldwell, Lincoln
MASSACHUSETTS: Berkshire, Essex, Franklin, Hampshire, Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, Suffolk, Worcester
MARYLAND: All counties
MAINE: Cumberland
MICHIGAN: Berrien, Cass, Clinton, Ingham, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Midland, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, St. Joseph, Tuscola, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne
MINNESOTA: Wabasha
MISSOURI: Adair, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Caldwell, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Carter, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Dent, Dunklin, Franklin, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Howell, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Lawrence, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Madison, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Moniteau, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Nodaway, Oregon, Osage, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Reynolds, Saline, Scotland, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Stoddard, Stone, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wright
MISSISSIPPI: Grenada, Washington
NORTH CAROLINA: Buncombe, Davidson, Forsyth, Orange
NEBRASKA: All counties
NEW HAMPSHIRE: Hillsborough, Rockingham
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
NEW YORK: Bronx, Dutchess, Orange, Suffolk
OHIO: Adams, Athens, Auglaize, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Coshocton, Defiance, Erie, Fairfield, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Huron, Jackson, Lake, Lawrence, Lucas, Madison, Marion, Meigs, Muskingum, Ottawa, Paulding, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Ross, Scioto, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wood, Wyandot
OKLAHOMA: McCurtain, Ottawa
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Berks, Bucks, Centre, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Fayette, Franklin, Lancaster, Lehigh, Mifflin, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Philadelphia, Westmoreland, York
RHODE ISLAND: Providence
SOUTH DAKOTA: All counties
TENNESSEE: Montgomery, Stewart
TEXAS: Bowie
VIRGINIA: Albemarle, Augusta, Botetourt, Campbell, Chesterfield, Clarke, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Giles, Greensville, Hampton, Hanover, James City, Lee, Loudoun, Montgomery, Patrick, Prince Edward, Prince William, Rockingham, Scott, Shenandoah, Southampton, Suffolk, Sussex, Warren, York
WISCONSIN: Crawford, Dane, Grant, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Milwaukee, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha, Waushara, Winnebago
WEST VIRGINIA: Fayette, Hampshire, Hardy, Jefferson, Kanawha, Mercer, Mineral, Raleigh, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt
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Temperature, Minimum (┬░F) : - - Palatable Human : - -
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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 : - -
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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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Height, Mature (feet) : - - Known Allelopath : - -
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Low Growing Grass : - - Nitrogen Fixation : - -
Resprout Ability : - - Shape and Orientation : - -
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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 : - -
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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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William C. Taylor. 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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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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ęThomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.
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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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