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swamp milkweed

a coarse milkweed, Asclepias incarnata, growing in swampy places from eastern North America to Colorado, having ball-like clusters of rose-purple flowers.
Origin of swamp milkweed
An Americanism dating back to 1855-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Asclepias incarnata (swamp milkweed), Umbazookskus River and after; redder than ours, and a different variety from our var.

    The Maine Woods Henry David Thoreau

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