White Butterfly Weed
Your garden might have white milkweed (Asclepias
Tuberosa). It is often sold at garden centers. It can also
play host to many of the animals attracted to Common Milkweed.
You will notice that white butterfly weed grows
to be about 2 feet tall. The leaves are medium green with a lance
shape. The midrib is pale green. They are shorter and narrower
than Common Milkweed.
Plant height: 62 centimeters
Plant width: 22.5 centimeters
Leaf length: 1.5 in.to 4 in.
Pod length: 2.5 in. very narrow
You can see it has white flowers. I have noticed
many insects on these flowers including the Milkweed
It does not have the poisonous
sap found in Common Milkweed.
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