Asclepias asperula


Family: Asclepiadaceae
Type: Herbaceous
Location: Lower-Foothills, Upper-Foothills
Flower Color: Green, Yellow, White
Fall Color: Not Available
Time of Interest: May, June, July

A short and stocky relative of the common Milkweed, A. asperula can be found on dry, rocky hillsides around Durango. Like most Asclepias, this plant depends on pollinators and is attractive to a wide variety of bees, moths, butterflies and other insects. 

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