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Bolivar Naturally

Climbing Milkweed

Cynanchum angustifolium

Alternate Names: Vine milkweed, Gulf Coast Swallowwort

Family: (Asclepiadaceae) Morning-Glory

Habitat: Tidal marshes, moist prairies.

Height: Stems grow up to 10 ft. or more

Bloom Period: March - December

Description: Twining vine with long, very narrow leaves. Greenish-white flowers. Wet to moist soils. Grows well in poorly-drained soils. Tolerates some salt water. Full sun.

Propagation Tips: Can be grown from seed or cuttings.

Climbing Milkweed
Climbing Milkweed

Winnie Burkett. Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.

Climbing Milkweed
Climbing Milkweed

Winnie Burkett. Photographed on the Bolivar Peninsula.

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