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Sandhill Milkweed
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Gentianales
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Genus: Asclepias
Species: A. humistrata
Binomial name
Asclepias humistrata

Sandhill Milkweed (Asclepias humistrata) is a species of milkweed plant. It is also known as Pinewoods Milkweed. It belongs in the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. It is native to the southeastern United States. It blooms in early summer. The flowers are pink. It is found in sandy woodlands and sandy hills. Sandhill Milkweed likes dry soil and sunny places. It grows from 0.3 to 0.9 meters tall (1–3 feet).

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