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Orange Butterfly Weed

Asclepias tuberosa

Description:

Vivid orange blossoms clustered together as are milkweed flowers. Plants are shorter than our common milkweed plants.

Habitat:

Loves extremely dry well drained soil.

Notes:

This was planted on a prairie on personal property. It does grow wild further south in Wisconsin, but is not naturally wild in this specific region. Great nectar and host plant for Monarch Butterflies.

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Sandra19
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Sandra19

Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Aug 2, 2017
Submitted on Aug 2, 2017

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