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Asclepias lanceolata Walter
Fewflower milkweed

Asclepias lanceolata
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 14 January 2015
In habitat, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida

Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and southeastern United States.

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IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Rare

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Asclepias lanceolata has been found in the following 22 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Collier-Seminole State Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Everglades National Park Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frog Pond/L-31 N Transition Lands Present Native
Grassy Waters Preserve Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Loxahatchee River Natural Area Present Native
Loxahatchee Slough Natural Area Present Native
Nixon Smiley Pineland Preserve Present Native
Pal-Mar Present Native
Pal-Mar Natural Area Present Native
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Royal Palm Beach Pines Natural Area Present Native
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve Present Native
South Dade Wetlands Present Native

Asclepias lanceolata has been found in the following 10 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Monroe County (Mainland) Native
Palm Beach County Native

Asclepias lanceolata has been found in the following 7 habitats :
Depression Marsh
Disturbed Wetland
Marl Prairie
Mesic Flatwoods
Pine Rockland
Wet Flatwoods
Wet Prairie

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Asclepias lanceolata
Copyright by: George D. Gann, 14 January 2015
In habitat, Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida
Asclepias lanceolata
Copyright by: Roger L. Hammer
Asclepias lanceolata
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Asclepias lanceolata
Copyright by: John Bradford
Asclepias lanceolata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Asclepias lanceolata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton