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Poke Milkweed (Asclepias exaltata) is a species of milkweed plant. It is also known as Tall Milkweed. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. It is found in eastern North America. It blooms from late spring to early summer. The flowers are green and white. Poke Milkweed is found in moist woodland habitats. It likes moist soil and sunny or partly shaded places. It grows from 0.6 to 1.5 meters tall (2–5 feet).
- ↑ William Cullina (2000). Wildflowers: A Guide to Growing and Propagating Native Flowers of North America. The New England Wildflower Society. ISBN 0-395-96609-4