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Balloon Milkweed, Goose Plant, Giant Swan Milkweed, Hairy Balls Milkweed

Balloon Milkweed, Goose Plant, Giant Swan Milkweed, Hairy Balls Milkweed

Tweedia caerulea, Blue Star Milkweed vine, 10 seeds, rare turquoise flowers, easy in zones 8 to 10, sun or shade, Oxypetalum, Monarchs by SmartSeeds on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/185784908/tweedia-caerulea-blue-star-milkweed-vine

Tweedia caerulea Blue Star Milkweed vine 10 seeds by SmartSeeds

Honeyvine Milkweed (Cynanchum laeve) hosts Monarch Butterfly larvae just like the Asclepius milkweeds do...

Honeyvine AKA Milkweed Vine (Cynanchum laeve) is a larvae host for Monarch Butterflies

Sullivant's Milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii)

Sullivant's Milkweed (Asclepias sullivantii) the tallgrass prairie was the primary habitat of this monarch favorite, but very little of the original prairie remains. Sullivant's Milkweed is listed as 'threatened' in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan.

Milkweed Vine Fruit -- A Source Of Calories In The Wild: http://www.eattheweeds.com/finding-caloric-staples/

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Asclepias exaltata (Poke Milkweed)- Often found in upland woods and woodland openings,it thrives in dappled or indirect sunlight. Can reach 5'. The foliage and flowers provide a source of food for many insects including Monarchs and the larvae of the moths the Unexpected Cycnia and the Delicate Cycnia. Rabbits also enjoy making a snack of the foliage of Poke Milkweed. Though long lived, this species is not invasive or aggressive.

Asclepias exaltata Poke Milkweed is a non aggressive shade tolerant milkweed that is a great choice for woodlands and naturalized areas.