Milkweed, Green Antelopehorn


in 4″ biodegradable pot

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(Asclepias viridis)

Host plant to Monarch butterfly caterpillars and many other insects. Showy white flower clusters. Spreads gently. Common in pastures, ditches and prairie lands where there is little other vegetative competition. Has the characteristic milky sap of most milkweeds that can cause skin irritations. Drought tolerant. Grows 1-2’ tall, full sun, medium to dry soil. AKA Green Antelopehorn Milkweed.

Kartesz, J.T., The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2023. Taxonomic Data Center. ( Chapel Hill, N.C. [maps generated from Kartesz, J.T. 2023. Floristic Synthesis of North America, Version 1.0. Biota of North America Program (BONAP). (in press)]