WHORLED MILKWEED

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WHORLED MILKWEED suitable for counties:
IOWA: Audubon, Benton, Carroll, Cherokee, Clay, Clayton, Crawford, Dallas, Decatur, Dickinson, Emmet, Fremont, Greene, Guthrie, Harrison, Ida, Iowa, Louisa, Lyon, Madison, Mills, Monona, Montgomery, O'Brien, Osceola, Page, Palo Alto, Plymouth, Pottawattamie, Ringgold, Sioux, Taylor, Union, Washington, Webster, Woodbury
ILLINOIS: Adams, Alexander, Bond, Boone, Brown, Bureau, Calhoun, Carroll, Cass, Champaign, Christian, Clark, Clay, Coles, Cook, Crawford, Cumberland, De Witt, DeKalb, Douglas, DuPage, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Ford, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Greene, Grundy, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Henderson, Henry, Iroquois, Jackson, Jasper, Jersey, Jo Daviess, Johnson, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Knox, La Salle, Lake, Lee, Livingston, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDonough, McHenry, McLean, Menard, Mercer, 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, Warren, Washington, Whiteside, Will, Williamson, Winnebago, Woodford
INDIANA: Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clark, Clinton, Crawford, Daviess, Delaware, Elkhart, Floyd, Fountain, Fulton, Gibson, Grant, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Huntington, Jackson, Jasper, Knox, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Lawrence, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Miami, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Orange, Parke, Perry, Porter, Posey, Pulaski, Putnam, Spencer, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vermillion, Vigo, Warren, Wayne, Wells, White
KANSAS: Allen, Anderson, Atchison, Barber, Barton, Bourbon, Brown, Butler, Chase, Chautauqua, Cherokee, Clay, Cloud, Cowley, Crawford, Dickinson, Doniphan, Douglas, Elk, Ellsworth, Finney, Ford, Franklin, Geary, Gove, Greenwood, Harper, Harvey, Jackson, Jefferson, Jewell, Johnson, Kingman, Labette, Leavenworth, Lincoln, Linn, Lyon, Marshall, McPherson, Miami, Mitchell, Montgomery, Morris, Nemaha, Neosho, Norton, Osage, Osborne, Ottawa, Pawnee, Phillips, Pottawatomie, Pratt, Reno, Republic, Rice, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Saline, Sedgwick, Shawnee, Smith, Stafford, Sumner, Thomas, Wabaunsee, Washington, Wichita, Wilson, Woodson, Wyandotte
KENTUCKY: Anderson, Barren, Bell, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Calloway, Christian, Crittenden, Estill, Garrard, Hardin, Jefferson, Jessamine, Larue, Lewis, Livingston, Logan, Madison, Marshall, McCracken, McCreary, Meade, Nelson, Ohio, Oldham, Pulaski, Simpson, Todd, Trigg, Warren, Wayne, Woodford
LOUISIANA: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, De Soto, Evangeline, Grant, Jefferson Davis, Lincoln, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Rapides, Red River, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Vermilion, Washington, Winn
MASSACHUSETTS: Barnstable, Bristol, Franklin, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk
MARYLAND: All counties
MICHIGAN: Allegan, Benzie, Berrien, Branch, Cass, Charlevoix, Clinton, Hillsdale, Iosco, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lapeer, Leelanau, Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Menominee, Monroe, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oakland, Ottawa, Schoolcraft, St. Joseph, Van Buren, Washtenaw
MINNESOTA: Becker, Big Stone, Blue Earth, Brown, Chippewa, Clay, Cottonwood, Dakota, Douglas, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Grant, Hennepin, Houston, Isanti, Jackson, Kandiyohi, Kittson, Lac qui Parle, Le Sueur, Lincoln, Lyon, Mahnomen, Martin, McLeod, Mower, Murray, Nicollet, Nobles, Norman, Otter Tail, Pennington, Pipestone, Polk, Pope, Ramsey, Redwood, Renville, Rice, Rock, Scott, Stearns, Stevens, Swift, Traverse, Wabasha, Washington, Wilkin, Winona, Wright, Yellow Medicine
MISSOURI: Adair, Andrew, Atchison, Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Bollinger, Boone, Buchanan, Butler, Caldwell, Callaway, Camden, Cape Girardeau, Carroll, Carter, Cass, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Clark, Clay, Clinton, Cole, Cooper, Crawford, Dade, Dallas, Daviess, DeKalb, Dent, Douglas, Franklin, Gasconade, Gentry, Greene, Grundy, Harrison, Henry, Hickory, Holt, Howard, Howell, Iron, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Laclede, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lewis, Lincoln, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Madison, Maries, Marion, McDonald, Mercer, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Nodaway, Oregon, Osage, Ozark, Pettis, Phelps, Pike, Platte, Polk, Pulaski, Putnam, Ralls, Randolph, Ray, Reynolds, Ripley, Saline, Schuyler, Scotland, Shannon, Shelby, St. Charles, St. Clair, St. Francois, St. Louis, Ste. Genevieve, Stoddard, Stone, Sullivan, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Warren, Washington, Webster, Worth, Wright
MISSISSIPPI: Chickasaw, Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lafayette, Lee, Monroe, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Scott, Tishomingo, Winston
MONTANA: Custer, Dawson, Garfield, Richland, Sheridan, Treasure, Valley, Wibaux, Yellowstone
NORTH CAROLINA: Alamance, Alexander, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Caswell, Chatham, Cherokee, Clay, Davidson, Davie, Durham, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Iredell, Jones, Lee, Macon, Madison, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Moore, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Rowan, Stanly, Stokes, Union, Wake, Warren, Wilkes, Yadkin, Yancey
NORTH DAKOTA: Barnes, Billings, Burleigh, Cass, Dickey, Divide, Eddy, Emmons, Golden Valley, Grand Forks, Grant, Griggs, Kidder, LaMoure, McIntosh, McKenzie, McLean, Mercer, Morton, Mountrail, Oliver, Pierce, Ramsey, Ransom, Richland, Sargent, Sheridan, Sioux, Slope, Stark, Steele, Ward, Williams
NEBRASKA: Antelope, Banner, Buffalo, Cass, Cedar, Cherry, Cuming, Custer, Dakota, Dawson, Dixon, Dodge, Douglas, Franklin, Gage, Garden, Greeley, Hall, Holt, Howard, Jefferson, Johnson, Kearney, Keith, Keya Paha, Knox, Lancaster, Lincoln, Logan, Loup, Madison, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Otoe, Platte, Red Willow, Richardson, Saline, Sarpy, Saunders, Sherman, Sioux, Stanton, Washington, Webster
NEW JERSEY: Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
NEW MEXICO: Bernalillo, Catron, De Baca, Santa Fe, Union
NEW YORK: Albany, Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Erie, Nassau, Niagara, Orange, Rensselaer, Rockland, Suffolk, Ulster
OHIO: Adams, Ashtabula, Athens, Champaign, Clark, Cuyahoga, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hancock, Henry, Jackson, Lake, Logan, Lucas, Meigs, Mercer, Ottawa, Paulding, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Summit, Union, Van Wert, Williams, Wood
OKLAHOMA: Alfalfa, Blaine, Bryan, Caddo, Canadian, Cherokee, Choctaw, Cimarron, Cleveland, Comanche, Craig, Creek, Garfield, Garvin, Grady, Hughes, Jackson, Latimer, Le Flore, Logan, Major, Marshall, McCurtain, Murray, Oklahoma, Osage, Ottawa, Payne, Pontotoc, Pottawatomie, Pushmataha, Sequoyah, Texas, Tulsa, Woods
PENNSYLVANIA: Adams, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bucks, Centre, Chester, Delaware, Franklin, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Pike, Union
RHODE ISLAND: Kent, Newport, Providence
SOUTH CAROLINA: Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Fairfield, Georgetown, Greenville, Jasper, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Pickens, Richland, York
SOUTH DAKOTA: Brookings, Brown, Brule, Charles Mix, Clay, Corson, Deuel, Fall River, Gregory, Haakon, Hanson, Harding, Hughes, Jackson, Kingsbury, Lawrence, Lincoln, Lyman, Mellette, Minnehaha, Pennington, Perkins, Spink, Stanley, Tripp, Union, Walworth
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Claiborne, Clay, Cocke, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, Decatur, Franklin, Grainger, Grundy, Knox, Lewis, Loudon, Marion, Marshall, Maury, McNairy, Meigs, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Overton, Rhea, Roane, Robertson, Rutherford, Sevier, Stewart, Williamson, Wilson
TEXAS: Angelina, Austin, Bailey, Bastrop, Bowie, Brazos, Carson, Cherokee, Dallas, Delta, Denton, Fort Bend, Galveston, Gonzales, Grayson, Gregg, Harris, Hemphill, Hunt, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, La Salle, Leon, Liberty, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Matagorda, Parker, Polk, Real, Red River, Robertson, Sabine, Smith, Tarrant, Travis, Trinity, Upshur, Van Zandt, Walker, Washington, Wood
VIRGINIA: Albemarle, Alleghany, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buckingham, Campbell, Carroll, Charlotte, Craig, Culpeper, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Grayson, Greensville, Hanover, James City, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Northumberland, Nottoway, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward, Prince William, Pulaski, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Southampton, Sussex, Tazewell, Virginia Beach, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, York
VERMONT: All counties
WISCONSIN: Adams, Brown, Buffalo, Calumet, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marquette, Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Pierce, Portage, Racine, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Vernon, Vilas, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago
WEST VIRGINIA: Cabell, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hardy, Mineral, Monroe, Raleigh, Summers, Wayne, Wyoming
WYOMING: Crook
ALABAMA: Autauga, Bibb, Bullock, Butler, Cherokee, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franklin, Hale, Lee, Macon, Mobile, Tuscaloosa
ARKANSAS: Ashley, Baxter, Benton, Boone, Carroll, Chicot, Cleburne, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crawford, Faulkner, Fulton, Garland, Hempstead, Hot Spring, Independence, Izard, Johnson, Lafayette, Logan, Marion, Montgomery, Newton, Perry, Pike, Polk, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Randolph, Saline, Scott, Searcy, Sebastian, Sharp, Stone, Union, Washington, White, Yell
ARIZONA: All counties
CONNECTICUT: Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: District of Columbia
DELAWARE: Kent, New Castle, Sussex
FLORIDA: Alachua, Brevard, Calhoun, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Lee, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Okaloosa, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Putnam, Santa Rosa, Seminole, Sumter, Suwannee, Taylor, Volusia, Wakulla, Walton, Washington
GEORGIA: Bartow, Catoosa, Clarke, Decatur, Elbert, Fulton, Gordon, Grady, Hall, Harris, Henry, Jenkins, Lincoln, Long, Lowndes, Madison, Meriwether, Montgomery, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Paulding, Stephens, Talbot, Taylor, Walker, Wayne, White
Active Growth Period : - - Flower Color : - -
Foliage Color : - - Growth Form : - -
Growth Rate : - - Height, Mature (feet) : - -
Drought Tolerance : - - Frost Free Days, Minimum : - -
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : - - Palatable Human : - -
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SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : - - Commercial Availability : - -
Fruit/Seed Abundance : - - Fruit/Seed Period Begin : - -
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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Thomas G. Barnes. Barnes, T.G., and S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.
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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, MD, Great Falls.
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Elaine Haug. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, VA.
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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: 32. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.

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