Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed)
is eastern Colorado's most common milkweed. It is found along roadsides and in drainages and fields. The pinkish flowers grow in ball-like umbels. Leaves are thick and broadly oval. Seed pods are spiny.
Plains, Foothills (3400 - 8600 ft.)
Time of bloom:
June - August
Eastern Colorado Wildflowers