Asclepias humistrata Walter. Fleshy Milkweed, Sandhill Milkweed. Phen: Apr-Jun; Jun-Jul. Hab: Longleaf pine sandhills and Florida scrub. Dist: E. NC south to s. FL, west to e. LA.
ID notes: A striking plant, with its prostrate stems, somewhat fleshy leaves borne in a vertical plain, and cream, pink, or red main leaf veins standing out against the blue-green color of the leaf blade.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = K1, K3, K4, RAB, S, WH3, Woodson (1954)