Updated List of Ohio Native Milkweeds

Monarch Host Milkweeds The following list of species are plants in the milkweed subfamily native to Ohio and known to be used as host plants by Monarchs.

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*Butterfly-weed, Asclepias tuberosa

Clasping-leaved Milkweed, Asclepias amplexicaulis

*Common Milkweed, Asclepias syriaca

Green Milkweed, Asclepias hirtella

*Green Comet Milkweed, Asclepias viridiflora

*Honey-vine, Cynanchum laeve

Poke Milkweed, Asclepias exaltata

Purple Milkweed, Asclepias purpurascens

*Spider Milkweed, Asclepias viridis

Sullivant’s Milkweed, Asclepias sullivantii

*Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnata

White Milkweed, Asclepias variegata

*Whorled Milkweed, Asclepias verticillata

A great source of information below in the download file from OHIO DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION OF WILDLIFE

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