A distinctive milkweed with inconspicuous flowers- a perfect medium sized milkweed with conspicuous flowers and distinct foliage! Prefers sandy or gravely soil, but adapts well to loam and clay loam beds. Hardpan clay or waterlogged sights should be avoided. Drought tolerant and easily grown from seed. Spreads slowly by rhizome, but is not aggressive.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Adaptable 

Height: 3’-4’

Bloom Color: Green-White

Bloom Time: Jun-Aug

Root Type: Taproot

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers mainly attract bees and wasps, and occasionally butterflies and day-flying moths. Hosts the monarch butterfly, a few moths including the milkweed tussock moth, a few beetles and smaller insects. Mice may feed on the seeds to a limited extent, and goldfinches use the silk from the seeds to line their nests.

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