Asclepias verticillata


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Related to Asclepias verticillata: Asclepias purpurascens, Asclepias incarnata
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Noun1.Asclepias verticillata - milkweed of the eastern United States with narrow leaves in whorls and greenish-white flowersAsclepias verticillata - milkweed of the eastern United States with narrow leaves in whorls and greenish-white flowers
milkweed, silkweed - any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts
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5 -- -- Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly -- -- -- milkweed) * Asclepias verticillata (whorled 2.
Varieties such as swamp milkweed Asclepias incarnala, whorled milkweed Asclepias verticillata and dwarf milkweed Asclepias ovalifolia are not on the noxious weed list and are good alternate food sources for the caterpillars.