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Mexican Milkweed

Asclepias curassavica

Description:

Bright red and yellow flowers w/ green stems. If stems are broken, a milky substance is released that may cause eye injury.

Habitat:

Warm tropical climates.

Notes:

Though invasive, it does get used for ornamental gardening and butterfly and ladybug attracting.

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Ric3
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Ric3

Tarpon Springs, Florida, USA

Spotted on Feb 14, 2013
Submitted on Mar 12, 2013

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