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Protected Plants for scientific name = asclepias
Jurisdiction = Federal and State
State Distribution = U.S. States (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
21 records returned

Click on an accepted name below to view its PLANTS Profile with more information. Click on a place name in the reference list to view its T&E list, or click on the reference link to see published lists and learn more about each law. Protected plants that are synonyms retain their protected status, and are indented beneath the current PLANTS accepted name; common names are from PLANTS.

United States USFWS Endangered Species Program. 2014. All plants (January 2014). US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC.
Connecticut Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. 1998. Endangered, threatened and special concern plants (20 October 2002). State of Connecticut, Connecticut.
Florida Coile, N.C., and M.A. Garland. 2003. Notes on Florida's endangered and threatened plants (29 January 2005). Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry, Florida.
Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board. 1999. Endangered and threatened species list (20 October 2002). Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Illinois.
Indiana Division of Nature Preserves. 2002. Endangered, threatened, and rare vascular plant species documented from Indiana (20 October 2002). Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Indiana.
Iowa Parks, Recreation, and Preserves Division. 1994. Iowa's threatened and endangered species (20 October 2002). Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa.
Maine Maine Natural Areas Program. 1999. Maine's rare, threatened, and endangered plants (20 October 2002). Maine Department of Conservation, Maine.
Maryland Maryland Natural Heritage Program. 1997. Rare, threatened and endangered plants of Maryland (20 October 2002). Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland.
Massachusetts Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program. 2004. Massachusetts list of endangered, threatened, and special concern species (29 January 2005). Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife, Massachusetts.
Michigan Michigan Natural Features Inventory. 1999. Michigan's special plants (20 October 2002). Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Michigan.
Minnesota Division of Fish and Wildlife. 2001. Minnesota's list of endangered, threatened and special concern species (20 October 2002). Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Minnesota.
Missouri Missouri Department of Conservation. 2001. Missouri species of conservation concern checklist (20 October 2002). Natural History Division, Missouri.
New Hampshire New Hampshire Natural Heritage Inventory. 2002. Rare plant list for New Hampshire (20 October 2002). Division of Forests and Lands, New Hampshire.
New York Department of Environmental Conservation. 2000. Protected native plants (20 October 2002). Division of Land and Forests, New York.
Pennsylvania Thompson, S.A. 1997. Vascular plants: review of status in Pennsylvania (20 October 2002). Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Pennsylvania.
Rhode Island Enser, R.W. 2002. Rare native plants of Rhode Island (20 October 2002). Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, Rhode Island.
Tennessee Tennessee Natural Heritage Program. 2002. Rare plant list (20 October 2002). Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee.
Vermont Nongame and Natural Heritage Program. 1999. Vermont's rare and uncommon native plants (20 October 2002). Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife Nongame and Natural Heritage Program, Vermont.
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. 2002. The working list: rare vascular plants (29 January 2006). Bureau of Endangered Resources, Wisconsin.

Symbol Scientific Name Common Name Federal Protected Status State Protected Status
ASWE3 Asclepias welshii N.H. Holmgren & P.K. Holmgren Welsh's milkweed T
ASVA Asclepias variegata L. redring milkweed CT (E), NY (E), PA (E)
ASVI Asclepias viridiflora Raf. green comet milkweed CT (SC), FL (E), NY (T)
ASPU2 Asclepias purpurascens L. purple milkweed CT (SC), MA (E), RI (H), TN (SC), WI (E)
ASCU8 Asclepias curtissii A. Gray Curtiss' milkweed FL (E)
ASVI9 Asclepias viridula Chapm. southern milkweed FL (T)
ASEN Asclepias engelmanniana Woodson Engelmann's milkweed IA (E)
ASSP Asclepias speciosa Torr. showy milkweed IA (T)
ASST Asclepias stenophylla A. Gray slimleaf milkweed IL (E), IA (E), MN (E)
ASLA3 Asclepias lanuginosa Nutt. sidecluster milkweed IL (E), IA (T), WI (T)
ASME Asclepias meadii Torr. ex A. Gray Mead's milkweed T IL (E), IN (RI), IA (E), MO (E)
ASOV Asclepias ovalifolia Decne. oval-leaf milkweed IL (E), MI (E), WI (T)
ASVI2 Asclepias viridis Walter green antelopehorn IN (E)
ASVE Asclepias verticillata L. whorled milkweed MA (T), RI (SC)
ASRU Asclepias rubra L. red milkweed MD (E), PA (X)
ASTU Asclepias tuberosa L. butterfly milkweed ME (PX), NH (E), NY (EV), RI (SC), VT (T)
ASHI Asclepias hirtella (Pennell) Woodson green milkweed MI (T), MN (T), TN (SC)
ASSU3 Asclepias sullivantii Engelm. ex A. Gray prairie milkweed MI (T), MN (T), WI (T)
ASAM Asclepias amplexicaulis Sm. clasping milkweed NH (T), RI (SC), VT (T)
ASQU Asclepias quadrifolia Jacq. fourleaf milkweed NH (T), RI (T)
ASEX Asclepias exaltata L. poke milkweed RI (SC)
†CodeProtected Status
EVExploitably Vulnerable
PXPossibly Extirpated
SCSpecial Concern


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