|Milkweed (Pine Needle)|
| Asclepuis linaria, Milkweed family (Asclepiadaceae)
|Flowers:||Pink buds open to white flowers (to 1/4" wide) with five "folded" petals. Each petal has a protruding center.|
|Leaves:||Leaves are thin and soft, with a pine-needle like appearance.|
|Height:||May grow to 5' high.|
| Photographed January
19, in Superstition Mountain area park.
Typically found on rocky slopes and in flat areas.