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Asclepias pedicellata Walter
Savannah milkweed

Asclepias pedicellata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Apocynaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Asclepias pedicellata has been found in the following 12 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Cedar Point Environmental Park Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area Present Native
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Native
Hawk's Hammock Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Native
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Present Native
Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Present Native

Asclepias pedicellata has been found in the following 7 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Charlotte County Native
Collier County Native
Glades County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Miami-Dade County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Asclepias pedicellata has been found in the following habitat :
Mesic Flatwoods

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Asclepias pedicellata
Copyright by: Shirley Denton