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Connecticut Plants
Whorled Milkweed
Asclepias verticillata L.
  • Family: dogbane (Apocynaceae)
  • Habitat: open woods, dry slopes
  • Height: 1-2 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch long, in round clusters 1-2 inches across
  • Flower color: greenish-white
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: native
Asclepias verticillata L.
Asclepias verticillata L.