Climbing Milkweed, Sarcostemma cyanchoides

Climbing Milkweed
Sarcostemma (=Funastrum) cyanchoides

Leaves & Flaowers

Seed Pods

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Family: Asclepiadaceae, Milkweed Family
Blooms in Summer
Habitat Preferred: Fencerows, along streams, sometimes in drier areas
Photo taken at: Tavasci Marsh 8/99
Bloom Color: White
Other Common Names:
Comments: Important butterfly food, as are most milkweeds.
Further Reference & Sources: "A Field Guide to the Plants of Arizona", Anne Orth Epple, 1995, Falcon Press
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