Is Swamp Milkweed native to this area? (Montgomery County)

Asked May 2, 2017, 5:07 PM EDT

I would like to plant some Swamp Milkweed for the Monarchs, but I need to know if it is native to this area.

Montgomery County Maryland

1 Response

Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) is indeed native.

You might enjoy a terrific reference for native plants in our area which is online and provides photos and profiles for each plant: Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping: Chesapeake Bay Watershed.