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Broadleaf Milkweed
Asclepias latifolia

Family: Apocynaceae (a-pos-ih-NAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Asclepias (ass-KLE-pee-us) (Info)
Species: latifolia (lat-ee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Synonym:Otanema latifolia

Category:

Herbs

Perennials

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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Bloom Color:

Cream/Tan

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Regional

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

Truro, Massachusetts

Lipan, Texas

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

Broadleaf Milkweed Asclepias latifolia is native to Texas and other States.