Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands

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(a.k.a. green-flowered milkweed, spider antelope horns)

Bulbous seedpods and foliage during growing season

Antelopehorn is a very common roadside milkweed. The leaves are lanceolate and up to six inches long. The corolla lobes are greenish white and the hoods are purple.

For further description of milkweeds in general, see the milkweed entry.

*Description courtesy of Western New Mexico University's Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness.

Close-up of flower showing purple hoods and green-white corolla lobes
Globular flower cluster arrangement
Plant with upright foliage and round flower clusters

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