Asclepias exaltata Linnaeus. Tall Milkweed, Poke Milkweed. Phen: Jun-Jul; Aug-Sep. Hab: Moist forests, slopes, and forest margins. Dist: ME and s. ON west to MN and IA, south to n. GA, n. AL (Schotz 2009). e. and c. TN (Chester, Wofford, & Kral 1997), KY, and IL.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Syn: = C, F, G, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Va, W, Woodson (1954)