Photo: Asclepias syriaca.

Gallery: 
Botanical name: 

Flowering plants. Helsinki bot.g. (Kump.), Finland. Planted. 2000-07-14.


Asclepias syriaca L.
Engl.: common milkweed, purple silkweed, common silkweed, cottonweed, milkweed, silkweed, silky swallowwort, Syrian milkweed, Syrian silkweed, virginia-silk, wild cotton.
Deu.: Gemeine Seidenpflanze, Gewöhnliche Seidenpflanze, Seidenpflanze.
Suom.: mesisilkkiyrtti.
Sven.: sidenört.
Fran.: herbe à la ouate.
Bot. syn.: Asclepias cornuti Decne., Asclepias intermedia Vail, Asclepias kansana Vail


Personal use? Non-commercial use? Commercial use? Read the Fine Print. Comments? Tell me.


Photo: Asclepias syriaca.

Add new comment

You must have JavaScript enabled to use this form.

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.