Asclepias eriocarpa

Woollypod milkweed

Plant family: Asclepiadaceae - Milkweed


Plant type: Sub-shrub

Plant origin: N/A, California, Other Southwest

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One Gallon 0   16.99
2 gallon 0   39.99

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Flower Color Cream, Light Pink
Blooming Season Summer
Height 1-2 feet, 2-3 feet
Spread 0-1 feet
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Wildlife Friendliness Rating
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Chaparral, Grassland, Oak Woodland

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Clay, Decomposed Granite, Adaptable

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Important to Native People, Tolerant of Clay Soil

Plant Highlights

Native to California, the western edge of Nevada and Baja, Mexico, Asclepias eriocarpa is sometimes called California Milkweed or Woolly-pod Milkweed.This plant is a drought tolerant forage source for the Monarch butterfly and Striated Queen. This species has large woolly leaves resembling lamb's ears. Woolly-pod Milkweed gets 1'-3' high and 1' wide. A great plant for a California habitat garden.

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