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butterflyweed

 

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\\ butterflyweed (ASTU)

\\ butterflyweed (ASTU)

\\ butterflyweed (ASTU)

plant details

butterflyweed

identification

latin name: Asclepias tuberosa

usda code: ASTU

alternative name(s): Butterfly milkweed, Orange milkweed, Pleurisy root, Chigger flower

classification

ecotopes class: sunny perennials + shrubs

ecological condition(s): sunny edge

size range: small – less than 3 ft

habit: herbaceous

leaf retention: deciduous

light requirement: full sun

color signature: bright orange flowers

native range