Asclepias exaltata Poke Milkweed
Ohio Native Plant Natural Range
Cultivation Information Asclepias exaltata
Seed Provenance Asclepias exaltata
Wildlife Significance Poke Milkweed
Several Milkweed Species - By adding milkweed species to your garden that bloom at various times, you provide a potential food source for butterflies June - September. In turn, you are helping build butterfly populations including the Monarch.
Host Plant - caterpillars of Monarch butterflies, Milkweed tussock moth. Milkweed Tiger Moth, Queen Butterfly. Deer - Not Fond of Milkweed plants For more details on this plant, visit the Illinois Wildflower website