White Milkweed
White Milkweed

White Milkweed
Asclepias variegata
White Milkweed is a member of the Milkweed family (Asclepiadaceae) That grows in open woods and thickets and blooms from May - July. The small white flowers have a purplish center and are crowded into a ball shaped cluster. The leaves are 3-6 inches long and dark green above but pale beneath and grow opposite on the stalk. The plant is 1-3 feet tall. The plant is found from Connecticut to Florida and west to Texas and north to Illinois.
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