Western Sand Milkweed Plants (Asclepias arenaria)


Plant Name: Western Sand Milkweed – (Asclepias arenaria), Sand Milkweed  *Note:  this is not the same plant as Asclepias amplexicaulis, which is native in the eastern US and is also sometimes called “Sand Milkweed.”

Quick Info: Southwestern US native herbaceous perennial,  hardy but rare,  Monarch host plant, Nectar plant for butterflies and other pollinators

Native in: co, ks, ne, nm, ok, sd, tx, wy,