Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Spider Milkweed, Green Antelopehorn

Spider Milkweed, Green Antelopehorn

Asclepias viridis

Full sun, moderately dry to dry moisture level, rich or poor soils.  1 ft. height, blooms in spring, green flowers.

Germination code:  C(30)

Native Region:  Only in Davidson, Wilson, Rutherford, Rhea, Meigs and Bradley counties

Flower details are beautiful in how they are arranged in the cluster.  Larval food for Monarch butterfly. Attracts butterflies and bees.

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