New York Metropolitan Flora

Asclepias syriaca L. - Common Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca
Photos by Steven D. Glenn 
Asclepias syriaca
Photos by Steven D. Glenn 

Native , Common

By Science Staff

Not peer reviewed

Last Modified 07/26/2013

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Asclepias syriaca
Despite the specific epithet, this species is native to our region.

Common Names

Common Milkweed

Nomenclature

Despite the specific epithet, this species is native to our region.