Asclepias oenotheroides (Zizotes Milkweed)
Also known as Side-cluster Milkweed, Longhorn Milkweed, Primrose Milkweed, Lindheimer's Milkweed.
Zizotes Milkweed is a native perennial that blooms on and off spring through summer. It is a must-have in any pollinator garden that is sunny, open and dry.
Zizotes Milkweed is a host plant for Monarch butterflies. It also is a good nectar source. Prefers sandy or gravelly, dry soil. It requires little water once established and needs full sun.
AT A GLANCE
|Monarch, Queen butterflies
|Bumble, honey and native bee friendly. Attracts beneficial insects.
|Present in state
|Present in county and native
|Native to North America, but adventive & escaped in state
|Not present in state
|Present and rare, native in county
|Previously present, now extinct
|Questionable presence (cross-hatched, regardless of color)