Asclepias meadii

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Synonyms for Asclepias meadii

milkweed of central North America

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Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii) restoration in Illinois and Indiana.
Endangered and threatened wildlife and plants; determination of threatened status for Asclepias meadii (Mead's milkweed).
Restoration of the federally threatened Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii).
Factors limiting fruit production in Asclepias meadii in northeastern Kansas.
An 11-year ecological study of a rare prairie perennial (Asclepias meadii): implications for monitoring and management.
2009, Missouri Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii) 2004-2008: Five year status review.
Genetic variability in the federal threatened Mead's Milkweed, Asclepias meadii Torrey (Asclepiadaceae), as determined by allozyme electrophoresis.
Assessment of the status of Asclepias meadii populations is difficult because of characteristics of both the species and its habitat.
The overall goal of our 11-y study was to determine the abundance, distribution and reproductive output of Asclepias meadii in a native prairie site that is maintained by burning in northeastern Kansas.
Since 1956 both the native prairie and the reseeded area have been burned in the spring (March or April, before the emergence of Asclepias meadii) on a 1 to 3 y cycle.
Monitoring.--Surveys of numbers and locations of flowering and nonflowering stems of Asclepias meadii were conducted in 1988 and 1990-1998; anecdotal information is available for 1989.
A similar increase in detection of nonflowering stems with repeated censuses was seen in a 4-y study of Asclepias meadii in a prairie hay meadow (S.
Asclepias meadii has limited clonal growth and, thus, we prefer to monitor the number of distinct individuals (genets) as opposed to counting stems (ramets).
Management practices may affect populations of Asclepias meadii in different ways.
We found evidence of plastic responses to fire for the Asclepias meadii population at our site (managed by biennial dormant season burning) with significantly more flowering ramets and more mature follicles in years with burning.