A shorter, white flowering milkweed that tolerates poor soil and dry conditions! Can spread rapidly in open areas, but tends to form loose colonies that don’t out-compete other plants. May be outcompeted in fertile soils. Hosts monarch butterflies! Easy to grow, and drought tolerant.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Sand, Gravel

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Time: Jun-Sep

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, skippers, moths, and beetles. Hosts the monarch butterfly, delicate cycnia moth, and smaller insects. Rarely browsed by mammals due to toxic foliage.

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