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 preferred plants were butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa L.
especially auriculata and purpurea), Allium canadense, Apocynum cannabinum, Asclepias tuberosa, Desmanthus illinoensis, Desmodium spp.
A proprietary formula was found to owe its estrogenic property to Glycyrrhiza glabra, Aletris farinosa, Helonias luteum and Asclepias tuberosa, but principally to the licorice (Costello 1950).
Diversity and temporal change in the effective pollinators of Asclepias tuberosa.
5 -- -- Asclepias tuberosa (butterfly -- -- -- milkweed) * Asclepias verticillata (whorled 2.