Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Gentianales
Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Green Antelope-horn, Spider Milkweed, Green Milkweed
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Leaves oblong to lance-oblong or elliptic, rounded at base, short-stalked, per Wildflowers of Tennessee.
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The petals are green and spreading (not reflexed); the hood is purple, per All About South Carolina Wildflowers.
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Note the upright petals, unique among the milkweeds, per Wildflowers in the Field and Forest.