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Asclepias linaria (Pineneedle milkweed)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Asclepias linaria

Asclepias linaria Cav.

Pineneedle milkweed, Needle-Leaf Milkweed

Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)


USDA Symbol: ASLI6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub
Inflorescence: Terminal
Fruit Type: Capsule
Size Class: 3-6 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees
Special Value to Bumble Bees
Special Value to Honey Bees
Supports Conservation Biological Control

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:

Tohono Chul Park, Inc. - Tucson, AZ

Additional resources

USDA: Find Asclepias linaria in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Asclepias linaria in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Asclepias linaria


Record Last Modified: 2011-07-10
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