swamp milk weed

swamp milkweed

noun
a coarse milkweed, Asclepias incarnata, growing in swampy places from eastern North America to Colorado, having ball-like clusters of rose-purple flowers.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism

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swamp milkweed

noun
densely branching perennial of the eastern United States with white to crimson or purple flowers 
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