Asclepias exaltata

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POKE MILKWEED

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Fragrant, greenish-white flowers June – July.  4 – 5 ‘ tall.  Light shade to part sun.  Attracts hummingbirds & butterflies including Monarchs.  Important food source for native pollinators.  Deer resistant.  Notable Asclepias species for its shade tolerance. Northeastern U.S. native.  Zone 3.