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Full to part sun, medium to moderately dry moisture level, adapts to most soils, acidic to neutral pH. 1-3 ft. height, blooms in summer, white flowers, spreads by rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(30), D
Native Region: Statewide except absent in northwest and northeast corners of the state
Attracts butterflies and bees, particularly Monarch butterflies and is a larval food for Monarchs. One of the more poisonous of the milkweeds for livestock and is considered a weed in range areas.