swamp milkweed

noun
  1. 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
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