Asclepias sullivantii (Prairie Milkweed)

Asclepias sullivantii

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: prairie milkweed, Sullivant's milkweed
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb

Asclepias sullivantii, or prairie milkweed, is native to the central United States, where it grows in fields and prairies. It is a milkweed, and the larvae of the Monarch butterfly will readily eat it.

In our yard, this grows in the Prairie Area.

Our growing score: 3

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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