Asclepias tuberosa


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Related to Asclepias tuberosa: Asclepias verticillata, Asclepias curassavica
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Noun1.Asclepias tuberosa - erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowersAsclepias tuberosa - erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers
milkweed, silkweed - any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts
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The perennial treatments with snail shell heights from 10 to 15 mm were Lantana camara (Verbenaceae), Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (Crassulaceae), and Asclepias tuberosa (Apocyanaceae).
440 ea dianthus gratianopolitanus firewitch; 101 ea phlox subulata emerald pink; 78 ea echinacea puppurea coneflower; 194 ea cosmos chocolate mocha; 258 ea asclepias tuberosa butterfly weed; 96 ea salvia leucantha midnight; 32 ea andropogon gerardi big bluestem.
Diversity and temporal change in the effective pollinators of Asclepias tuberosa.
especially auriculata and purpurea), Allium canadense, Apocynum cannabinum, Asclepias tuberosa, Desmanthus illinoensis, Desmodium spp.
5 -- -- Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly -- -- -- milkweed) * Asclepias verticillata (whorled 2.
99 each of either Achillea, Alchemilla mollis, Asclepias tuberosa, Aster, Astilbe, Echinacea purpurea, Gypsophila, Phlox Bright Eyes, Hollyhock, or Lupin Russell.
Asclepias tuberosa was not recorded in 2000, but two plants flowered in the study plots and several were noted outside the study plots during 2001.