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Asclepias amplexicaulis J.E. Smith. Clasping Milkweed, Sand Milkweed. Phen: (Apr-) May-Jul; Jun-Aug. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills, barrens, sandy prairies, other dry woodlands of various types. Dist: NH and NY west to MN, IA, and KS, south to c. peninsular. FL, west to e. TX.

ID notes:The flowers have a fragrance of cloves and roses.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Ar, C, F, Fl5, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo2, NcTx, NE, NY, Ok, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, Woodson (1954)

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