Native Plant Trust


Thursday, July 22, 2021

Milkweeds and Dogbanes

Milkweeds (Asclepias) are some of the most attractive and fragrant wildflowers, and they are magnets for butterflies and pollinators. Learn about their special relationship with monarch butterflies, complex flower structure, ingenious pollination strategy, and protective chemical arsenal. This class will help you identify the common and rare species and recognize their surprising range of habitats. You will also learn tips for milkweed cultivation and discuss the dangers that threaten this native plant.

Date/time detailsThursday, July 22, 2021, 12:30-4:30 p.m.
LocationGarden in the Woods, Framingham, MA
Program codeBOT3025
Fee$60 (Members)/$72 (Nonmembers)
InstructorNeela de Zoysa
CertificateElective: Basic and Advanced, Botany
CosponsorMassachusetts Association of Conservation Commissions



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