Mergoat

Mergoat Land Design and Restoration

Sorrel Inman

[email protected]
(865) 250-6140

Mergoat Land Design and Restoration

Sorrel Inman

[email protected]
(865) 250-6140

The magenta purple common milkweed flower

Common Milkweed

Asclepias syriaca

Family: Apocynaceae

Plant Type
Wildflower, Forb
Status
Native
Native Range
Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Midwest
Edible Parts
Height
3’-5’
Spread
1–2’

Landscape Attributes

Bloom Color
White, Purple
Root Depth
Root Structure
Rhizome
Seasonal Interest
Spring, Summer
Lifespan
Perennial

ECOLOGICAL ATTRIBUTES

LIGHT
Full Sun
GROWTH HABIT
Erect
WATER
Dry, Medium
RELATIONSHIPS
Butterflies, Pollinators

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Edible Parts
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Edible Parts
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Edible Parts
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Edible Parts
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Native Range
Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest
Edible Parts
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Native Range
Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest
Edible Parts
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Native Range
Southeast, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northwest
Edible Parts
Height
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Native Range
Southeast, Northeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic
Edible Parts
Height
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Native Range
Northeast, Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest
Edible Parts
Height
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