Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Whorled Milkweed

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Asclepias verticillata

Flower Description:

Rounded cluster of 10-20 white flowers with curved horn out of each of 5 short hoods.

FamilyMilkweed
Season BloomJuly-Sept
HabitatSun, dry fields, prairies, sandy open woods and roadsides.
CyclePerennials
Height1'-2'
Leaf DescriptionLeaves are narrow with prominent central vein. Whorls of 3 to 6 leaves are densely packed along stem.
Soil Type Dry
Light Source Sun
LocationWoodland