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Photo Guide : Asclepias arenaria (Sand Milkweed)

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  • Perennial herb, stems relatively stout, usually simple
  • leaves opposite, 6-9 cm long, 4-8 cm wide
  • Flowers: Inflorescences lateral and solitary at upper nodes, flowers rather large, pale green/white or cream, blooming from May to August
  • Habitat: Sandy soil, spreading to roadsides
  • Distribution: SD to TX and westward to CO and NM; Chihuahua
Text taken from:
R.E. Woodson Jr., 1954. North American Species of Asclepias. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden.
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