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Asclepias verticillata
Asclepias verticillata
Common Name: horsetail milkweed, whorled milkweed

A widely adaptable and tough native that is a deer-resistant food for larval butterflies. The fine-textured foliage provides a dark green backdrop for the clusters of white flowers that appear in June and July.

Height: 1-3 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8