Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Intermediate in overall appearance between A. cannabinum and A. androsaemifolium. Read more at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 156-03-002:
Apocynum medium FAMILY Apocynaceae
SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
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Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Native to the Carolinas
Uncommon in NC, rare in SC
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DOES THE PLANT HAVE "MILKY SAP"?
Has milky sap (latex)
5-lobed calyx, minute
5-lobed urceolate to campanulate corolla
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