Asclepias viridis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyApocynaceae
Family (Traditional)
GenusAsclepias
SpeciesAsclepias viridis Walter
Common NameGreen Antelopehorn; Green Milkweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Opposite; Subopposite; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Broadleaf;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 6.5
C value 6
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[S4] (State Rank); G4G5 (Global Rank)
Specimen(s) View and Download Specimen Details »

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Anderson (KY), Bath (KY), Bullitt (KY), Clark (KY), Crittenden (KY), Edmonson (KY), Estill (KY), Fleming (KY), Franklin (KY), Garrard (KY), Hardin (KY), Jackson (KY), Jefferson (KY), Lewis (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Nelson (KY), Powell (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Shelby (KY), Trigg (KY), Bradley (TN), Davidson (TN), Giles (TN), Meigs (TN), Rhea (TN), Rutherford (TN), Wilson (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: MDKY, MTSU, VDB, APSC, BEREA, EKY, TENN

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1930 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100222981 Nelson Kentucky 24 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7373
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100223005 Shelby Kentucky 14 Jun 1993 Susan Wind
98
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222908 Kentucky 11 May 1930 H. Garman
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222999 Powell Kentucky 02 Jun 1993 Deborah White
s.n.
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222791 Anderson Kentucky 14 Jun 1978 William S. Bryant
105
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100223021 Wilson Tennessee 01 May 1977 Ronald L. Jones
1794
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222841 Fleming Kentucky 06 Jul 1999 Kim Feeman
575
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222916 Madison Kentucky 26 May 1993 Gary W. Libby
OB-298
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100719200 Crittenden Kentucky 21 Jul 1979 Max E. Medley
1167-79
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222874 Jackson Kentucky 04 Jun 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4292
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222924 Madison Kentucky Ronald L. Jones
4068
EKY
Asclepias viridis
N/A Estill Kentucky 14 May 1988 Richard G. Guetig
595
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222833 Estill Kentucky 09 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6888
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100765237 Madison Kentucky 20 May 2015 Thomas S. McFadden
101
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222882 Madison Kentucky 19 May 1964 Letitia Ann Midden
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222809 Anderson Kentucky 01 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3802
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222817 Bath Kentucky 03 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
6727
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222858 Fleming Kentucky 04 Jun 2003 Ronald L. Jones
9413
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222866 Franklin Kentucky 09 Jul 1984 S. Rice
FR-726
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222957 Madison Kentucky 20 Jun 1984 Ronald L. Jones
4342
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222973 Nelson Kentucky 03 Jun 1980 Richard H. Hannan
3803
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100723566 Garrard Kentucky 01 Jun 2010 W. W. Overbeck
502
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222932 Madison Kentucky
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222890 Madison Kentucky 09 Jun 1976 J. Stuart Lassetter
2520
EKY
Asclepias viridis
31234100222965 Marion Kentucky 22 Jun 1981 Richard H. Hannan
7288
EKY
Asclepias viridis
N/A Hardin Kentucky 08 Jun 1963 Edward T. Browne
7225
EKY
Asclepias viridis
BEREA002228 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
BEREA002231 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
BEREA002229 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
BEREA002227 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
BEREA002230 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
BEREA002226 Clark Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
MDKY00007771 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias viridis
MDKY00007773 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias viridis
MDKY00007772 Lewis Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias viridis
MDKY00007768 Fleming Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias viridis
MDKY00007770 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177860 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177867 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177859 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177855 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177853 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0241219 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0178518 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177863 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177862 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177866 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177868 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0178516 Nelson Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177869 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0178515 Anderson Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0178517 Powell Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0178519 Trigg Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias viridis
APSC0028966 Davidson Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0108937 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0028969 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0102087 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0069772 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0078805 Edmonson Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
MDKY00007769 Bullitt Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177858 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177864 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0178528 Jefferson Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177870 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177857 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177854 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177865 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177856 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0177861 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
APSC0101432 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0065196 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0078804 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
MTSU018320 Rutherford Tennessee 02 May 1935 Joe B. Peyton
MTSU
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71417 Davidson Tennessee 17 May 1978 Paul Somers
1112
VDB
Asclepias viridis
APSC0080424 Fleming Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0070128 Wilson Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0028964 Rutherford Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0077933 Garrard Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0093217 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0078806 Jefferson Kentucky 10 Jun 1943 P.A. Davies
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0028968 Nelson Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0079202 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias viridis
APSC0076257 Clark Kentucky 13 Jun 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Asclepias viridis
TENN-V-0244393 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71423 Rutherford Tennessee 26 Jul 1962 L. E. Franklin
252
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71420 Wilson Tennessee 13 May 1970 R. Kral
39099
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71426 Rhea Tennessee 06 Jun 1989 V. E. McNeilus
89-322
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71425 Rutherford Tennessee 12 Jun 1979 Paul Somers
1722
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71428 Rutherford Tennessee 24 May 1984 Landon E. McKinney
01278
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71421 Wilson Tennessee 02 Jun 1989 R. Kral
76499
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BEREA025730 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71415 Davidson Tennessee 13 May 1953 E. Quarterman
4650
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71418 Wilson Tennessee 18 May 1941 R. E. Shanks
1492
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71422 Wilson Tennessee 06 Jun 1989 R. Kral
76527
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71427 Rutherford Tennessee 12 Jun 1985 Milo Guthrie
541
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71424 Rutherford Tennessee 03 Jun 1966 J. Baskin
235
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BRIT71419 Wilson Tennessee 15 Jun 1966 R. Kral
26982
VDB
Asclepias viridis
BEREA025369 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
BEREA025729 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias viridis
31234100790383 Madison Kentucky 25 May 2013 Ralph L. Thompson
13-192
EKY
Asclepias viridis
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