Oval-Leaf Milkweed (Asclepias ovalifolia)


Asclepias Ovalifolia, or more commonly know as Oval-Leaf 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 Ovalifolia or Oval-Leaf Milkweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, 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: IL (E) MI (E) WI (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IL (oval milkweed) MI (dwarf milkweed) WI (dwarf milkweed)

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