Observation and photo by the Tar Pit Museum docents, taken during biodiversity training.
We had 27 cats and released 21 butterflies off our 15 swamp milkweed plants
Pots of cultivated butterfly weed to feed caterpillars
Only a few weeks after an intense (prescribed) prairie fire, the green milkweed is popping up and healthy.
Uncommon in sand; white flowers; 50 cm tall.
Empty lot for sale.
Residential Bee and Butterfly Garden in Pasadena, TX
Leaf tops and stems of the plant.
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.