Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

swamp-milkweed-wildflower

Appears: Summer, perennial

Native to Wisconsin

Up to 4 feet tall

Likes sun and as the name indicates, wet areas. The flowers cluster at top and have a set of petals bending up and another bending down. The stem up to the clusters sometimes turns red also.

Photo taken at Turtle-Flambeau Flowage from a kayak.

One Response to Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)

  1. […] Tons of wildflowers on this stretch. Including arrowhead (shown here), cup plants, coneflowers, and swamp milkweed. […]

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