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Connecticut Plants
Green Milkweed
Asclepias viridiflora Raf.

Green milkweed is endangered in Connecticut. These plants were photographed in New York.

  • Family: dogbane (Apocynaceae)
  • Habitat: dry, sandy, or rocky soil in woods and clearings
  • Height: 1 to 3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch across
  • Flower color: pale green
  • Flowering time: June to September
  • Origin: native
Asclepias viridiflora Raf.
Asclepias viridiflora Raf.
Asclepias viridiflora Raf.

Photographed in early July in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.