New York Metropolitan Flora

Asclepias rubra L. - Red Milkweed

Asclepias rubra
Photo by Steven D. Glenn

Native , Historical

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 07/01/2013

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Asclepias rubra
This species has also been historically reported from unspecified localities in Nassau and Suffolk Cos., NY. Not reported since 1925, this species is presumed extirpated from our local flora.

Common Names

Red Milkweed