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Swamp Milkweed

swamp milkweed

Common Name: Swamp Milkweed

Botanical Name: Asclepias incarnata

Plant Type: Perennial

Plant Size: Up to 4 feet

Typical Bloom Time: June to September

Small pinkish purple flowers, topped with pale horns, grow in clusters on this perennial. The plant's flowers are followed by erect fruits later in the season.

Park Locations

The Ramble

Mid-Park from 73rd - 79th Streets

North Woods

Mid-Park at the Ravine from 101st to 110th Street