Scientific Name: Asclepias viridis
Common Names: Green Antelopehorn
Leaves are simple lance shape alternate with wavy margins. Flowers are white with purple centers in an umbel. Sticky milky sap is exuded when stem is broken. This is the most common form of milkweed in Texas. The plant is a host for the Monarch Butterfly.
Bloom Color(s): green
Plant Height: to 3 ft.
Bloom Period: April to September
Plant Family: Asclepiadaceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
Sightings: N. of Johnson City, turn left on FM 1323
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