Green Comet Milkweed Asclepias viridiflora RafinesqueSynonyms: Acerates viridiflora,  Green Milkweed.

Status:

Uncommon to rare across the state. Green Milkweed favors dry open areas with lots of sun. Common in well maintained serpentine areas on the piedmont. Blooming occurs from mid June through the mid August. Blooming dates in the MBP database range from 6/8 through 8/14.

Where to find:

Soldier's Delight NEA is the best place in the state to view Green Milkweed.

There are 58 records in the project database.

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Green Comet Milkweed in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/1/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/3/2016). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed in Caroline Co., Maryland (6/24/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed blooming in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/2/2014). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed blooming in Washington Co., Maryland (8/3/2016). Photo by Frank Boyle. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/4/2016). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed in Kent Co., Maryland (7/5/2016). Photo by Nancy Martin. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/8/2016). Photo by Kimberly Booth. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed blooming in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/23/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

The seed pod of Green Comet Milkweed in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/2/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed with seed pods in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/14/1981). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed in Howard Co., Maryland (7/4/1984). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Green Comet Milkweed in Howard Co., Maryland (7/4/1984). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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