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Climbing Milkweed (Cynanchum laeve)
About Climbing Milkweed
Climbing Milkweed is a Vine. Vines are either woody or herbaceous plants that climb or sprawl.
Plant Names (Nomenclature)
|Common Plant Name||Climbing Milkweed|
|Scientific Plant Name||Cynanchum laeve|
|Other Common Names||honeyvine, sandvine|
|Other Scientific Names|
|Common Family Name||Milkweed|
|Scientific Family Name||Asclepiadaceae|
|Native Status||Kansas Native||Native Species: Native to Kansas and the United States|
|Growth Habit/Form||Vine||Vines are either woody or herbaceous plants that climb or sprawl.|
|Life Span||Perennial||Perennials are herbaceous plants that live three or more years|
|Maximum Height||10.0 feet||height in feet|
|Maximum Spread||3.0 feet||width in feet|
|Flower Color||White, Green||colors of the flowers|
|Flowering Season||July - August||typical months to expect blooms|
|Reproduction||Vegetative||methods of reproduction|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun Part Sun||Full Sun: direct sun 8 or more hours of the day
Part Sun: direct sun 4 to 8 hours of the day; about half a day of sun
Shade: direct sun 0 to 4 hours of the day
|Soil Moisture||Moist to Dry||Wet: Soil is soggy or marshy
Moist: Soil tends to stay moist and rarely dries out
Medium: Average soil moisture, little or now slope
Drained: Soil is well drained, never soggy; medium slope
Dry: Soil is dry, often typical of rocky soil; steep slope
Seeds/Plants available to buy at the Climbing Milkweed Store.
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