Biventraria variegata (L.) Small
Asclepias variegata, commonly called the redring milkweed or white milkweed, is a plant in the dogbane family. It is native to eastern North America, where it is found in Canada and the United States. It is most common in the Southeastern United States, and becomes rare in the northern edge of its range.
Its natural habitat is forest openings and savannas, often in sandy soils.
Conservation status in the United States
- "Asclepias variegata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 26 August 2017.
- Alan Weakley. "Flora of the Southern and Mid-Atlantic States".
- "Asclepias variegata". County-level distribution map from the North American Plant Atlas (NAPA). Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
- Yatskievych, George (2006). Flora of Missouri, Volume 2. Missouri Botanical Garden Press. pp. 156–157.
- "Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - The University of Texas at Austin". wildflower.org. Retrieved 27 August 2017.
- "Plants Profile for Asclepias variegata (Redring milkweed)". plants.usda.gov. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
- "Connecticut's Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species 2015". State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Bureau of Natural Resources. Retrieved 31 December 2017.(Note: This list is newer than the one used by plants.usda.gov and is more up-to-date.)
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