Herb: Bedstraw Milkweed

Latin name: Asclepias galioides

Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family)

Description of the plant:


40 cm
(1 foot)

Known hazards of Asclepias galioides:

Although no specific reports have been seen for this species, many, if not all, members of this genus contain toxic resinoids, alkaloids and cardiac glycosides. They are usually avoided by grazing animals.

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.