viridis or Antelope Horn
Very tight cluster of 4 A. asperula plants next to road along rocky hillside.
A. viridiflora growing on and next to slope of roadside drainage spout in rocky loam soil.
Tight cluster of A. viridis along roadside and adjacent ditch in rocky to sandy loam soil.
Two small colonies of A. amplexicaulis consisting of two clones each in sandy to sandy loam roadside ditch.
Stopped by this little drainage creek for a bit to look at some plants.
A few small colonies of A. amplexicaulis consisting of 4 or more clones each in sandy to sandy loam soil along fence row.
Asclepias L. (1753), the milkweeds, is a genus of herbaceous perennial, dicotyledonous plants that contains over 140 known species. It previously belonged to the family Asclepiadaceae, but this is now classified as the subfamily Asclepiadoideae of the dogbane family Apocynaceae.