Asclepias verticillata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyApocynaceae
Family (Traditional)
GenusAsclepias
SpeciesAsclepias verticillata L.
Common Namewhorled milkweed
Growth Habitforb
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: forb; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Whorled; Opposite; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Needle-like;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Fruit Color: ;
*Average C-Value: 5.1
C value 5
StatusNative; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S4?] (State Rank); G5 (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: Adair (KY), Anderson (KY), Barren (KY), Bath (KY), Bullitt (KY), Calloway (KY), Christian (KY), Crittenden (KY), Estill (KY), Garrard (KY), Graves (KY), Grayson (KY), Hardin (KY), Jefferson (KY), Livingston (KY), Logan (KY), Lyon (KY), McCracken (KY), McCreary (KY), Madison (KY), Marion (KY), Marshall (KY), Meade (KY), Oldham (KY), Powell (KY), Pulaski (KY), Rockcastle (KY), Rowan (KY), Simpson (KY), Todd (KY), Trigg (KY), Warren (KY), Wayne (KY), Whitley (KY), Anderson (TN), Bledsoe (TN), Bradley (TN), Campbell (TN), Carter (TN), Claiborne (TN), Clay (TN), Cocke (TN), Coffee (TN), Cumberland (TN), Davidson (TN), Decatur (TN), Fayette (TN), Fentress (TN), Franklin (TN), Giles (TN), Grainger (TN), Grundy (TN), Hamilton (TN), Knox (TN), Lewis (TN), Loudon (TN), McNairy (TN), Marion (TN), Marshall (TN), Maury (TN), Meigs (TN), Monroe (TN), Montgomery (TN), Morgan (TN), Overton (TN), Polk (TN), Rhea (TN), Roane (TN), Robertson (TN), Rutherford (TN), Sevier (TN), Stewart (TN), Sumner (TN), Warren (TN), Wilson (TN)

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

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1931 - 2015

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
31234100222734 Bledsoe Tennessee 12 Aug 1979 Mark Whitten
860
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222601 Logan Kentucky 14 Aug 1978 Carol Williams
s.n.
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222643 Powell Kentucky 06 Sep 2001 Timothy J. Weckman
6699
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222742 Bradley Tennessee 13 Aug 1983 Henry R. DeSelm
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222684 Warren Kentucky 02 Jul 1968 Kenneth A. Nicely
2209
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222676 Todd Kentucky 14 Aug 1978 Carol Williams
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100719192 Crittenden Kentucky 21 Jul 1979 Max E. Medley
1169-79
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222593 Hardin Kentucky 10 Jul 1982 G. Sievert
s.n.
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222635 Marion Kentucky 29 Jun 2000 Timothy J. Weckman
5836
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222585 Estill Kentucky 16 Jul 1978 William H. Martin
s.n.
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222650 Pulaski Kentucky 21 Jul 1970 Elizabeth M. Browne
70K6.4
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222627 Madison Kentucky 15 Aug 1993 Timothy J. Weckman
463
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222668 Simpson Kentucky 24 Jun 1980 George P. Johnson
1340
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
BEREA022805 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222551 Christian Kentucky 21 Jul 1984 Raymond Athey
4961
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100723582 Garrard Kentucky 24 Aug 2011 W. W. Overbeck
1389
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222619 Lyon Kentucky 28 Jul 1979 Raymond Athey
4397
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222569 Estill Kentucky 01 Jul 1988 Richard G. Guetig
723
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100723525 Garrard Kentucky 22 Aug 2010 W.W. Overbeck
727
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222544 Anderson Kentucky 18 Jul 1978 William S. Bryant
200
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
31234100222577 Estill Kentucky 01 Aug 1978 Carol Williams
s.n.
EKY
Asclepias verticillata
BEREA002222 Rockcastle Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias verticillata
BEREA022807 Madison Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias verticillata
BEREA022806 Garrard Kentucky
BEREA
Asclepias verticillata
ETSU007923 Carter Tennessee
ETSU
Asclepias verticillata
MDKY00007762 Wayne Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias verticillata
MDKY00007766 Pulaski Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias verticillata
MDKY00007764 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177747 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
MDKY00007761 McCreary Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias verticillata
MDKY00007763 Rowan Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias verticillata
MDKY00007765 Bath Kentucky
MDKY
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177770 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177792 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177765 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177752 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177814 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177761 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177795 McNairy Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177800 Polk Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177816 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177788 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177809 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177812 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177781 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177805 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177815 Wilson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0178433 Lyon Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177772 Fayette Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177760 Clay Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177787 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177786 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177790 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177783 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177749 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177796 Meigs Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177811 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177771 Decatur Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177794 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177755 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177754 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177810 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177776 Grainger Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177801 Rhea Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177807 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177785 Marion Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177780 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177777 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177797 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177793 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177751 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177748 Anderson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177774 Franklin Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177769 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177753 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177763 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177799 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177798 Montgomery Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177759 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177808 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177750 Bledsoe Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177804 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177778 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177756 Campbell Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177806 Rutherford Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177779 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177789 Marshall Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177784 Loudon Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177762 Cocke Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177764 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0178434 Pulaski Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177802 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177766 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177768 Davidson Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177803 Roane Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177813 Sevier Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0178457 Whitley Kentucky
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177775 Giles Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177757 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177782 Knox Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177791 Maury Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177773 Fentress Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177758 Claiborne Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
UCHT024008 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias verticillata
UCHT024009 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias verticillata
UCHT024013 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029061 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029054 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0075408 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029069 Todd Kentucky 12 Aug 1969 Lloyd Settle
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0024869 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0107534 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0075403 Todd Kentucky 02 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029067 Robertson Tennessee 05 Jul 1984 Edward Chester
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079157 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029051 Stewart Tennessee 02 Jul 1985 Edward Chester
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029055 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0078809 Meade Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029071 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0071468 Pulaski Kentucky 22 Aug 1986 Max Medley
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079156 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029070 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0075401 Marshall Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0045193 Logan Kentucky 20 Aug 2015 Mason Brock
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0069450 Pulaski Kentucky 30 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079216 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079189 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029072 Montgomery Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029066 Marion Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0075399 Barren Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0075402 McCracken Kentucky 29 Jul 1970 Raymond Athey
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029050 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0075400 Logan Kentucky 02 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079158 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0177767 Cumberland Tennessee
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
UCHT024016 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias verticillata
UCHT024014 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias verticillata
UCHT024015 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029057 Grayson Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029056 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0048269 Crittenden Kentucky 22 Sep 2014 Mason Brock
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029049 Trigg Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0078808 Logan Kentucky 02 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079190 Hardin Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029065 Bledsoe Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0088622 Bullitt Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029053 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0070656 Adair Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079200 Coffee Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0076444 Pulaski Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0079155 Warren Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029059 Maury Tennessee
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0029052 Lyon Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0093218 Warren Kentucky 29 Jul 1986 Landon McKinney
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
HTTU001460 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Asclepias verticillata
TENN-V-0244930 Campbell Tennessee 04 Aug 2011 Aaron Floden
1676
TENN
Asclepias verticillata
UCHT036538 Maury Tennessee
UCHT
Asclepias verticillata
UOS00480 Franklin Tennessee 20 Aug 2001 Mary P. Priestley
UOS
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71459 Lewis Tennessee 20 Aug 1982 Richard Carter
3358
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71462 Franklin Tennessee 17 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40658
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71470 Davidson Tennessee 20 Jul 1931 C. P. Freeman
9610
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71460 Rutherford Tennessee 27 Jun 1964 S. M. Angelita
9
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT439757 Crittenden Kentucky 10 Jul 1974 R. Athey
2858
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71447 Rutherford Tennessee 14 Aug 1968 R. Kral
32327
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0119162 Livingston Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0069575 Pulaski Kentucky 30 Sep 1987 Max Medley
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0078810 Oldham Kentucky
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
APSC0078807 Jefferson Kentucky 01 Jul 1944 P.A. Davies
APSC
Asclepias verticillata
HTTU001459 Sumner Tennessee
HTTU
Asclepias verticillata
HTTU032713 Wilson Tennessee
HTTU
Asclepias verticillata
MTSU018319 Rutherford Tennessee 25 Aug 1993 Terri Hogan
MTSU
Asclepias verticillata
MTSU018322 Warren Tennessee 29 Jul 1986 Landon E. McKinney
MTSU
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71474 Cumberland Tennessee 15 Jul 1966 R. Kral
27235
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71473 Davidson Tennessee 18 Aug 1983 P. Somers
s.n.
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT439760 Trigg Kentucky 20 Jul 1975 R. Athey
3164
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71472 Davidson Tennessee 18 Jul 1974 R. Kral
53653
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71448 Rutherford Tennessee 03 Oct 1969 R. Kral
37509
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71453 Overton Tennessee 13 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40503
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71455 Maury Tennessee 29 Jul 2001 Dwayne Estes
08059
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71452 Rutherford Tennessee 16 Jul 1947 E. Quarterman
4008
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71461 Grundy Tennessee 02 Sep 1971 R. Kral
43765
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71471 Davidson Tennessee 11 Jul 1962 L. E. Franklin
199
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT67059 Rutherford Tennessee 28 Jun 1962 L. E. Franklin
10
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71429 Bledsoe Tennessee 05 Jul 1969 A. J. Sharp
43739
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71445 Rutherford Tennessee 07 Jul 1962 L. E. Franklin
137
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71463 Davidson Tennessee 14 Aug 1968 R. Kral
32338
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT439759 Todd Kentucky 02 Jul 1976 Raymond Athey
3469
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71457 Maury Tennessee 21 Aug 1995 R. Kral
85562
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71430 Bledsoe Tennessee 19 Aug 1983 B. Eugene Wofford
83-89
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71450 Rutherford Tennessee 02 Aug 1986 Landon E. McKinney
2305
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71444 Coffee Tennessee 17 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40678
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71464 Davidson Tennessee 07 Aug 1970 R. Kral
40262
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71446 Rutherford Tennessee 31 Jul 1962 L. E. Franklin
318
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71451 Rutherford Tennessee 05 Jul 1984 Landon E. McKinney
01368
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71476 Coffee Tennessee 12 Aug 1969 R. Kral
36270
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71456 Maury Tennessee 02 Jul 1966 J. Baskin
463
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71475 Cumberland Tennessee 29 Aug 1982 R. Kral
68824
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71469 Davidson Tennessee 12 Jul 1947 H. F. Dickenson
78
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71445BRIT67059BRIT71446BRIT7 Rutherford Tennessee
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71458 Lewis Tennessee 11 Jul 1945 Clyde B. King
182
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
BRIT71454 Morgan Tennessee 24 Jul 1976 David Webb
51846
VDB
Asclepias verticillata
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