Asclepias viridiflora (Green Comet Milkweed)

Asclepias viridiflora

Quick Facts:

    Common Names: green comet milkweed, green milkweed
    Lifespan: Perennial
    Zones: 3 - 9
    Type: Forb

Asclepias viridiflora, or green comet milkweed, is native to the entire United States, except the west coast; it grows in dry, sandy fields and prairies and woodland and roadside edges. 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: 5

Other pictures of this plant:

               Seedpod                                           Leaf                                            Stem                                        Seed                                          Habit


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