Green Comet Milkweed (Asclepias viridiflora)

Green Comet Milkweed (Asclepias Viridiflora)
Credit: Jim Pisarowicz | | License: PD US Government PD US NPS

Asclepias Viridiflora, or more commonly know as Green Comet Milkweed, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) of the genus Asclepias. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Asclepias Viridiflora or Green Comet Milkweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Asclepias
  • Family: Asclepiadaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: CT (SC) FL (E) NY (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: CT (green milkweed) FL (green-flower milkweed) NY (green milkweed)

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