LSU : Vascular Plants
Louisiana State University, Shirley C. Tucker Herbarium
Catalog #: LSU00031657
Secondary Catalog #: 15918
Taxon: Asclepias perennis Walt.
Family: Asclepiadaceae
Determiner: S. P. Lynch (1994)
Taxon Remarks: aquatic milkweed
Collector: Gail Artall   s.n.   
Date: 1972-05-06
Verbatim Date: 1972-5-6
Locality: United States, Louisiana, Saint Landry, Travel 5 miles north of Krotz Springs off Hwy 105. Turn left on the gravel road and follow it for 3 miles. Leave the road and walk in a weeded area for 200 yards. The plant was growing in a low, wet area.
Habitat: This herbaceous plant was about 14 inches tall. The leaf arrangement is opposite. The leaves are lanceolate with entire edges. The flowers are arranged in umbels. Thepetals are white and corona horns are present. Five white sepals are present.
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Record Id: 62481294-fc5e-4e4e-94ae-ef1afabb363b
Occurrence ID (GUID): 3e1d35a4-27a5-11e3-8d47-005056be0003
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