* Flowers pink, lavender, or white.
* Leaves ovate-elliptical, in whorls of four. Upper and lower leaves
on the plant are paired.
* Height: 1-2 1/2'.
* Flowers May - July.
* Habitat: Forests and forest margins.
* Range: Eastern United States to Minnesota
* The Cherokees used root tea made from the four-leaved milkweedas a
laxative and a diuretic for kidney stones. They also crushed leaves
and rubbed them on warts to remove them. However, the plant has been