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PlantFiles: Pineland milkweed
Asclepias obovata

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Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Asclepias (ass-KLE-pee-us) (Info)
Species: obovata (ob-oh-VAY-tuh) (Info)

Synonym:Acerates obovata
Synonym:Polyotus obovatus

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Deciduous
Blue-Green
Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured
Veined

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral frostweed On Nov 30, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Pineland milkweed Asclepias obovata is native to Texas and other States.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Archer, Florida



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