Asclepias tuberosa

It is a perennial plant growing to 0. This plant favors dry, sand or gravel soil, . Bufret Lignende Oversett denne siden av N Plants – ‎ Sitert av – ‎ Beslektede artikler 2. Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed Family). Show All Show Tabs butterfly milkweed. SKLEE-pee-us too-ber-OH-sah.

Native Status: CAN N LN. Butterfly weed is a native perennial with flat-toppe orange or yellow flower clusters at the ends of its stems or in its leaf axils. From midsummer to autumn, it produces clusters of brightly colored flowers that attract insects, followed by . A tough, drought-tolerant native with intense orange flowers in mid to late summer.

Attracts many varieties of butterflies and is especially attractive to Monarchs. A beautiful solution for a dry sunny slope! Occurs in dry fields and roadsides in most of the US.

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Light Requirements, Full Sun. Sitting atop upright flowe. This distinctive color and the absence of the typical milky sap make identification easy. In summer large clusters of bright orange flowers grace the plant. Butterfly Weed needs a drier, well-drained location to successfully seed into and grow . Flowers attract a bevy of nectar seeking butterflies.

Plants are best adapted to sunny sites with well drained or dry soil. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Bees, insects, lepidoptera. Suitable for: light (sandy) and medium ( loamy) . The species name tuberose refers to the tuberous (knobby and with swellings) roots. They need dry to average soil, and a decent amount of sun. A widely distributed North American native plant, butterfly weed is one of the brightest meadow wildflowers.

The Butterfly Milkweed is known for attracting an array of . Butterfly milkweed is very rare in New Englan and protected in most states. This is a very recognizable species, differing from other milkweeds by having alternate leaves, yellow-orange flowers, and having clear rather than milky latex. The Iroquois rubbed their legs and running shoes with a poultice of the .