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Connecticut Plants
Blunt-leaved Milkweed (Clasping Milkweed)
Asclepias amplexicaulis J.E. Smith
  • Family: dogbane (Apocynaceae)
  • Habitat: dry fields and open woods, usually in sandy soil
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 3/8 inch across
  • Flower color: pinkish tan to greenish purple
  • Flowering time: June to August
  • Origin: native
Asclepias amplexicaulis Sm.
Asclepias amplexicaulis Sm.