In fact, it has an edible stem. Thick, opposite, broad-oblong, reddish-veined, light green leaves, to 5″ wide, up to 12″ long, downy underside; rounded at both ends or abruptly pointed at the tip, wavy along margins. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. 1. And of course, the defining trait of wild opium lettuce is its sap. One reported Mohawk anti-fertility concoction contained milkweed and jack-in-the-pulpit, both considered contraceptive. The stalks of the plants look more like tropical milkweed. While we here at TheFunnyConservative disagree with many of her political view points weâd like to congratulate this great American and share some of our favorite memes about her. Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family) Look Alikes: A. pumila has flowers that are whitish and bloom from July into September, and filiform leaves. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. Dried and pulverized, a fistful of Milkweed and three Arisaema rhizomes were infused in a pint of water for 20 minutes. Like a wildflower garden.