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Flaigg, Norman G.
Asclepias latifolia (Torr.) Raf.
USDA Symbol: asla4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
This milkweed grows 2-3 feet tall, with no branches but numerous large leaves, 3-4 inches long and 2 inches wide. They are attached directly to the main stem and are coarse with prominent veins. The pale green to yellowish flowers are almost hidden by the leaves.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Herb Flower:
Fruit: Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
AZ , CA , CO , KS , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , UT USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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Record Modified: 2008-11-24
Research By: TWC Staff