Plains Milkweed Asclepiadaceae:
A lower growing milkweed species with 1 to 2 inch (2 in = 5.08 cm) long, needle like leaves and off white flowers. Flowering plants can grow from 3 to 12 inches (12 in = 30.5 cm) tall. This species has hortzonal growing roots that produce new shoots, thus is a colony forming plant. It prefers dry soils and full sun.
Native to central USA where it is found on dry plains and in foothills from southeastern Montana and southwestern North Dakota to the Texas Panhandle and central New Mexico. It is most abundant on the plains of Colorado. Soak seeds in hot water for 36 hours, changing the water with fresh water after 12 hours, Surface sow, light needed for best germination in 1-3 weeks at F 75. If little germination after 2 weeks, move for 8 to 12 weeks to 24-39F.