More Information about Oval-Leaf Milkweed (Asclepias ovalifolia)
Oval-Leaf milkweed (Asclepias ovalifolia), a member of the Apocynaceae (Dogbane Family), is a herbaceous perennial that grows to 2 feet tall and has white flowers that bloom in the summer.
More about Oval-leaf Milkweed can be found on this blog post.
Monarch Butterfly (Danaus plexippus)
Many butterflies and other insects use this plant as a nectar source.
Oval-Leaf milkweed is found in open areas such as woodlands, fields, prairies, and roadsides. It is native to the upper midwest.
This milkweed is one of the shortest and can tolerate shade unlike some of the other species.