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Asclepias quadrifolia

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Plant types and subtypes: Perennials

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade, shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: rich, average, loam, clay, gravel/rock

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May, June, July

Bloom Color: white, pink

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7

Additional Tags: attracts butterflies, drought tolerant, fragrant flowers, medicinal, rock garden plant, shade garden plant, showy fruit

Asclepias quadrifolia (fourleaf milkweed)
  • Asclepias quadrifolia (fourleaf milkweed)
  • Asclepias quadrifolia (fourleaf milkweed)
  • Asclepias quadrifolia (fourleaf milkweed)
  • Asclepias quadrifolia (fourleaf milkweed)

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Description

Asclepias quadrifolia

Also known as:

fourleaf milkweed

,

four-leaved milkweed

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, VT, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Threatened: NH, RI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida Dicotyledons
Subclass Asteridae
Order Gentianales
Family Asclepiadaceae Milkweed family
Genus Asclepias milkweed
Species Asclepias quadrifolia fourleaf milkweed