Antelopehorn

LATIN NAME
Asclepias asperula var. decumbens

LONGEVITY
Perennial

SEASON
Evergreen

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Also known as “Trailing milkweed” and “Spider milkweed”.
• Prefers dry, rocky or prairie uplands.
• Flowers March to November.
• As the green seedpods elongate and begin to curve, they resemble horns of antelope.
• The plant will ooze a milky fluid when injured.
• Antelopes are toxic to livestock, as are all milkweeds. Due to the unpalatable nature of this plant, poisoning is seldom a problem for livestock.

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