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Asclepias connivens Baldwin
Largeflower milkweed

Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

Comments: Rediscovered June 06, 2012 at Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area in Charlotte County by Jake Heaton.

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Asclepias connivens
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2012.

Other data on Asclepias connivens available from :
Institute for Regional Conservation
IRC Species Account
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants
Asclepias connivens has been found in the following conservation area :
Occurrence Native Status
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native


Asclepias connivens has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Miami-Dade County Presumed Extirpated Presumed Extirpated


Asclepias connivens has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland


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Asclepias connivens
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2012.
Asclepias connivens
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Asclepias connivens
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2012.
Asclepias connivens
Copyright by: Jake Heaton
in habitat, Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area, 2012.