Asclepiadaceae, Milkweed Family
Shrub to 10 feet tall and 4 feet wide
Sonoran and Mojave Deserts; southeastern California, southwestern Arizona and Baja California, Mexico
Dry slopes and washes, Creosote Bush Scrub
Living Desert Location
Upper Colorado Garden, Nature Trail
White-stemmed Milkweed possesses a stark beauty, with its pale stems reaching skyward from the varnished desert foothills.