Asclepias verticillata


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Common Name: Whorled Milkweed

Plant Type: Herbaceous

Habitat: Prairie

Light Requirements: sun, part sun

Soil Moisture:

Soil Type: All

Height: 1 to 2 ft

Bloom Time: summer

Flower Colour: white

Seed Ripens: late summer

Germination Requirements: Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90 - 140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F. Seed requires light to germinate.

Details/Comments: Carolinian. Larval plant for monarch. Good nectar plant.

Picture Copyright: Thomas G Barnes @ USDA-NRCSs PLANTS Database