Plains Milkweed (Asclepias pumila)

Plains Milkweed (Asclepias Pumila)
Credit: Jim Pisarowicz | | License: PD US Government PD US NPS

Asclepias Pumila, or more commonly know as Plains 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 Pumila or Plains Milkweed's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Colorado, Iowa, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wyoming.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Asclepias
  • Family: Asclepiadaceae
  • Order: Gentianales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Forb/herb
  • Native Status: L48 (N)

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