Asclepias Macrosperma Plant Information

Asclepias Macrosperma grows in the following 7 states:

Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Texas

Images of Asclepias Macrosperma:

Information about Asclepias Macrosperma:

The following information is licensed as Creative Commons content from Wikipedia and the USDA.
More information about Asclepias Macrosperma may be found here, or from the US Department of Agriculture.

Asclepias macrosperma (dwarf milkweed) is a perennial plant in the milkweed family (Asclepiadaceae) found in the Colorado Plateau and Canyonlands region of the southwestern United States.:138

It is a perennial plant 2 to 10 inches (5.1 to 25.4 cm) long with stems laying on the ground.:138
Leaves and stems are densely covered with hair.:138
It blooms from April to June.:138 Flowers are in clusters at the ends of stems, with 5 greenish-white downward bent petals and 5 greenish-white pouch-like sacs.:138
Seedpods are shaped like spindles.:138
It can be found from mixed desert shrub up to pinyon juniper woodland communities.:138
"Macro" + "sperma" means "large" + "seed".:138
It was first collected at Arches National Park in 1893.:138

Other links with information about Asclepias Macrosperma: