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Green milkweed


Asclepias viridis

Plant family

Dogbane (Apocynaceae)

Plant group

Wildflowers and Herbs

Reaching 1-2 feet high and blooming May-August, this milkweed grows in dry areas, prairies, and some disturbed grounds.

Identification hints

Stem has alternating leaf arrangement and contains milky sap. Leaf edges are often wavy. Flowers are white with some rose or purple at the center.

Did you know?

It is recognized by pollination ecologists as attracting large number of native bees.
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