Asclepias hirtella

ClassificationDicots
FamilyApocynaceae
Family (Traditional)
GenusAsclepias
SpeciesAsclepias hirtella (Pennell) Woodson
Common Namegreen 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: 7.3
C value 7
StatusNative; TN[S1] KY[S2] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** 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: Christian (KY), Hardin (KY), McCracken (KY), Pulaski (KY), Todd (KY), Warren (KY), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Coffee (TN), Franklin (TN), Montgomery (TN), Rutherford (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Warren (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, BEREA, EKY, MDKY, TENN, UCHT, UOS

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1949 - 2018

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100219516 McCracken Kentucky 25 Jun 1974 Raymond Athey
2846
EKY
Asclepias hirtella
31234100219532 McCracken Kentucky 19 Jun 1974 William H. Martin
EKY
Asclepias hirtella
BEREA002098 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias hirtella
BEREA002097 Pulaski Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177358 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177357 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177363 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177361 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177362 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177364 Sumner Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177950 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177360 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0029230 Montgomery Tennessee 02 Jul 1949 Floyd Brown, Alfred Clebsch
145-2-23 APSC 761
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0079187 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0104828 Todd Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0050814 Franklin Tennessee 23 Jul 1990 R. Kral
77922
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0029228 Warren Tennessee 27 Jul 1974 R. Kral
53790
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0079178 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
UCHT036483 Franklin Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias hirtella
UOS00451 Coffee Tennessee 24 Jul 1996 Douglas E. Kennemore, Jr.
UOS
Asclepias hirtella
31234100219524 McCracken Kentucky 11 Aug 1972 Raymond Athey
2021
EKY
Asclepias hirtella
MDKY00007693 McCracken Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177949 McCracken Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177359 Coffee Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177355 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
TENN-V-0177356 Bradley Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0063164 Rutherford Tennessee 29 Jun 2016 Mason Brock with Chris Mausert-Mooney
1429
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0104886 Christian Kentucky 28 Jul 2018 Mason Brock
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0029225 Stewart Tennessee 18 Jul 1990 Edward W. Chester
90-285
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
APSC0029227 Montgomery Tennessee 04 Aug 1980 Edward W. Chester
4464
APSC
Asclepias hirtella
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Asclepias hirtella - Dwayne Estes
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Asclepias hirtella - Milo Pyne
Asclepias hirtella - Milo Pyne
Asclepias hirtella - Tara Littlefield
Asclepias hirtella - Tara Littlefield
Asclepias hirtella - Tara Littlefield
Asclepias hirtella - Tara Littlefield
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell
Asclepias hirtella - Theo Witsell