whorled milkweed

noun

: either of two North American milkweeds with narrow leaves and greenish white flowers:
a
: an herb (Asclepias verticillata) mostly of the eastern states
b
: an herb (A. galioides) of the Great Plains region

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“Whorled milkweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whorled%20milkweed. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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