Whitestem milkweed, Asclepias albicans
White-stemmed milkweed, Asclepias albicans seeds
Asclepias albicans (White-stemmed milkweed) seeds. Packet contains 11 seeds, labeled as a 10 pack. Seeds collected from roadside plants near the U.S./Mexico border in January 2023.
White-stemmed milkweed grows year round and has a high value to insects in the desert southwest. The stems photosynthesis sunlight. Leaves often go unnoticed due their small size. Due to the relatively small range of the plant your results will vary when grown beyond the plants natural range.
View Whitestem milkweed observations on iNaturalist
View Whitestem milkweed plant information at Wildflower.org
View Whitestem milkweed plant information at Plants.USDA.gov