Apocynum androsaemifolium (Spreading Dogbane)

Apocynum androsaemifolium

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: spreading dogbane
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 2 - 8
    Type: Forb

Apocynum androsaemifolium, or spreading dogbane, is native to most of the United States, except a few states in the south east. It grows in dry, sandy prairies, open woods and woodland edges. It is a member of the milkweed family, and may occasionally be used as a Monarch butterfly host.

In our yard, this grows in the Conifer Area.

Our growing score: 5

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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