TOMPKINS COUNTY FLORA
Asclepias syriacaL.
Mitchell NYNYFA TCUSDA NY
accepted no accepted
Common Milkweed

Apocynaceae

CAYUGA FLORA (1926) NOTES: Pastures and roadsides, in rich sandy or gravelly loam ; common. July. Absent only on the noncalcareous, more residual, soils of the uplands and lake cliffs of the basin. N. B. to Sask., southw. to Ga. and Kans., including the Coastal Plain.


BH SPECIMENS FOR Asclepias syriaca (this list may be incomplete)
 Fall Creek, 26 Jul 1879, anonymous (BH 78787);
 Town of Dryden, 107 Neimi Road, Five Wells Nature Preserve, Fivewellsania, near pond shore, 11 Jul 1981, Dilger WCD913 (BH 113369);
 Ithaca, , anonymous (BH 13193);
 Ithaca, high dry ground, 28 Jul 1920, Bailey (BH 13194);
 Ithaca, 28 Jul 1920, Bailey (BH 13195);
 Ithaca, 28 Jun 1919, Bailey (BH 13196);
 Ithaca, Cascadilla Creek, just above second bridge, 1 Jul 1908, Brown (BH 13204);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek trail, mixed hardwoods, with Acer, Betula, 25 Sep 1983, Ducey 39 (BH 13205);
 Ithaca, 22 Jul 1875, Dudley (BH 13202);
 near Ithaca, form, with leaves very narrowly oblong, 28 Jul 1875, Dudley (BH 13199);
 Dryden, roadside, 11 Sep 1918, Eames 10637 (BH 13190);
 Enfield, Connecticut Hill, grassy area on roadside, 7 Sep 1983, Kearney 49 (BH 13197);
 Ithaca, Elm Street, weedy roadside vegetation, Herb, ca. 4 ft. tall. Latex white. Inflorescence globose, all flowers at anthesis simultaneously. Pedicel and calyx light green. Corolla reflexed, gray-green. Basal (filament) tube, light green. Corona light pink. Anthers green. Flowers strongly per, 11 Jul 2003, Livshultz TL03-33 (BH 13201);
 Danby, ravine along road between West Danby station and Danby, woods, 22 Jul 1916, Metcalf 7032 (BH 13203);
 Dryden, toward Ellis, grassy creek bank, 8 Jul 1913, Palmer 971 (BH 13198);
 Ithaca, in Valley of Cayuga Inlet, field, chlorotic except for pith, band in epidermis of stem and margin and spot in two leaves, 26 Jul 1945, Pollock (BH 13192);
 Ithaca, Six Mile Creek, hillside, 19 Jun 1918, Randolph (BH 13191);
 Ithaca, Cornell University Campus, Beebe Lake, 26 May 1942, Whitford 20579 (BH 13200);

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