WHAT FLORIDA NATIVE PLANT IS BLOOMING TODAY?: SAVANNAH MILKWEED (Asclepias pedicellata)
Small in stature, often overlooked, this Florida Native Plant has pretty urn shaped flowers which can be green to yellow.
Shown being visited by a Rice Bug (Stenocoris sp.)
Larval host: Monarch, Queen and Soldier Butterflies
Native American Ethnobotany for this genus: http://herb.umd.umich.edu/herb/search.pl?searchstring=Asclepias
Where does it grow in Florida? http://www.florida.plantatlas.usf.edu/Plant.aspx?id=3188