Asclepias incarnata.

Milkweed Family. July - Aug.

Found in swampy places. New Brunswick, west and southwest.


Dull crimson or crimson-pink, in clusters, terminating stem 2 - 4 feet high.


Narrow, lance-shaped, short-stemmed; 2 downy lines on stems below flower clusters.

Swamp Milkweed.

Swamp Milkweed.

Four-Leaved Milkweed

A. quadrifolia. Bears 1 - 2 whorls of 4 leaves each near the middle of plant stem. Flowers pinkish and white. New Hampshire to North Carolina, Ontario to Arkansas.