Asclepias hirtella – Tall Green Milkweed (B&B.D.DR.H.MTH.NB.P.RR)


Ecosystem Services:
(B)-Birds                                             (B&B)-Birds & Butterflies
(BTF)-Butterflies                             (BW)-Black Walnut Resistant
(DR)-Deer Resistant                      (DRG)-Drought Resistant
(EVR)-Evergreen                            (G)-Groundcover
(H)-Host plant                                 (HMR)-Hummingbirds
(M)-Mammals                                  (MTH)-Moths
(NB)-Native Bees                            (OP)-Other pollinators
(RR)-Rabbit Resistant

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Stout-stemmed perennial up to 3 ft. tall. Leaves are numerous, mostly alternate, 4-6 in. long and up to 1 in. wide with pointed tips. Inflorescences arise from upper leaf axils as umbels. Individual flowers are greenish and slender with 5 greenish-white, often purple-tinged petals that are curved upwards at the tip. Fruits are smooth, erect follicles up to 4 in. long and 1 in. in diameter.

Host plant for the Monarch Butterfly and other Lepidoptera.  Deer and Rabbit Resistant!!


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