Purple without, ash coloured within.
Florida to South Carolina.
Flowers: small; growing in umbels. (See A. incarnata, page 76.) Leaves: opposite; lanceolate, or linear narrowing into a petiole. Stem: one to two feet high; erect; slender; somewhat pubescent.
This lovely species of milkweed is found mostly in wet barrens. It is one of our shy and well-bred weeds which must look with disdain upon the bad manners of the numerous European plants that have made their homes in this country.