Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed) Family
Plant is an upright (or reclining) hairy perennial. Preferred habitat is pine woods, savannas and bogs. Distribution is coastal in the Escambia region.
Leaves are opposite; nearly alternate; and sometimes in whorls; linear; one whole part; no stalk; no teeth and no lobes.
Flowers are in clusters arising for the leaf axil. Corolla is greenish-white or pink with rose-colored tips. Hoods are greenish with purplish top. Horns are absent. Flowers occur in the spring and summer.
Fruit is a follicle that contains more than one seed and the pod splits at the seam when mature.