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Asclepias tuberosa L.
BUTTERFLY MILKWEED
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Asclepias tuberosa
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 6
Asclepias tuberosa

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Asclepias tuberosa
© Copyright Bobby Hattaway 2011 · 5
Asclepias tuberosa
Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly-weed or Pleurisy root, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.
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Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly-weed or Pleurisy root, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.

Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly-weed or Pleurisy root, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.
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Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly-weed or Pleurisy root, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.
Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly-weed or Pleurisy root, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.
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Asclepias tuberosa, butterfly-weed or Pleurisy root, Howard County, MD, Helen Lowe Metzman ---.

Asclepias tuberosa
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 5
Asclepias tuberosa
Asclepias tuberosa
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 5
Asclepias tuberosa

Asclepias tuberosa, whole plant - in flower - general view
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, whole plant - in flower - general view
Asclepias tuberosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified

Asclepias tuberosa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
Asclepias tuberosa, stem - showing leaf bases
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, stem - showing leaf bases

Asclepias tuberosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
Asclepias tuberosa, leaf - basal or on lower stem
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, leaf - basal or on lower stem

Asclepias tuberosa, stem - showing leaf bases
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, stem - showing leaf bases
Asclepias tuberosa, fruit - lateral or general close-up
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Asclepias tuberosa, fruit - lateral or general close-up

Hosts · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
_  butterfly @ I_JONA (1)

plant @ I_RTH (3)

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Apidae  Bombus griseocollis @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Bombus impatiens @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Bombus perplexus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Melissodes communis @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Phyllosticta tuberosa @ BPI (3)
Cicadellidae  Gyponana ( @ UCR_ENT (1)
Coccinellidae  Coccinella septempunctata @ I_LB (1)

Propylea quatuordecimpunctata @ I_LB (1)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe asclepiadis @ BPI (3)
Halictidae  Augochlora pura @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Halictus ligatus @ AMNH_BEE (5)

Lasioglossum coreopsis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum leucozonium @ AMNH_BEE (3)
Lycaenidae  Cupido comyntas @ I_RPY (1)

Satyrium titus @ I_RPY (1)

Strymon melinus @ I_RPY (1)
Lygaeidae  Oncopeltus fasciatus @ AMNH_IZC (1); NCSU (2)
Megachilidae  Coelioxys octodentata @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Osmia pumila @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora asclepiadorae @ BPI (1)

Cercospora clavata @ BPI (3)
Nymphalidae  Phyciodes tharos @ I_RPY (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia bartholomaei @ BPI (15)

Puccinia chloridis @ BPI (8)

Puccinia jamesiana @ BPI (2)

Puccinia vexans @ BPI (2)

Uromyces asclepiadis @ BPI (10)

Uromyces howei @ BPI (1)
Uropyxidaceae  Aecidium jamesianum @ BPI (3)

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Following modified from Delaware Wildflowers
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Delaware Wildflowers  •  Scientific names

Asclepias tuberosa L. var. tuberosa Butterfly Milkweed
Apocynaceae — Dogbane family
Native
Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa
White Clay Creek State Park -- Judge Morris Estate
June 2001 Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa
Brandywine Creek State Park
July 2009 Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa
Lake Gerar, Rehoboth
June 2013 Asclepias tuberosa var. tuberosa
The backyard
October 2013

More information on this plant, from other sources.


Copyright David G. Smith

Delaware Wildflowers main page

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Following modified from CalPhotos
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http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=dl&where-taxon=Asclepias+tuberosa&where-lifeform=specimen_tag&rel-lifeform=ne&rel-taxon=begins+with&where-lifeform=Plant ---> https://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?query_src=dl&where-taxon=Asclepias+tuberosa&where-lifeform=specimen_tag&rel-lifeform=ne&rel-taxon=begins+with&where-lifeform=Plant
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