Horsetail milkweed

Asclepias subverticillata

plant type:
forb
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
Low

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Loam
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
3000
Max elevation:
8000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Gila
Graham
Greenlee
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
NA
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
NA
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
Citations:
Fallon 2015, Hopwood, Identification of Milkweeds 2015