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Photo Guide : Asclepias engelmanniana (Engelmann's Milkweed)

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  • Perennial herb from a rhizome
  • 3-12dm tall
  • Leaves alternate; 10-12cm long, 1-5mm wide
  • Flowers: pale green tinged with purple
  • Habitat: Sandy or rocky calcareous soils of prairies, breaks, or flood plains
  • Distribution: NE, KS, CO, OK, TX, NM; (Great Plains w to se UT & s to s TX & s AZ; n Mex.)
Text taken from:
Great Plains Association, 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. University Press of Kansas.
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