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Asclepias fascicularis ~ Narrow Leafed Milkweed, Mexican Whorled Milkweed

Asclepias fascicularis is found in most of the Western States. Narrow Leafed Milkweed grows at lower elevations throughout California and out into the desert. Asclepias fascicularis is a great nectar source for native bees. The milkweeds are a frequent food and nectar source for the Gray Hairstreak and Monarch Butterfly and a great addition to the butterfly garden.

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Asclepias fascicularis, Narrow Leafed Milkweed