butterfly weed


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Related to butterfly weed: Asclepias tuberosa

butterfly weed:

see milkweedmilkweed,
common name for members of the Asclepiadaceae, a family of mostly perennial herbs and shrubs characterized by milky sap, a tuft of silky hairs attached to the seed (for wind distribution), and (usually) a climbing habit.
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Wild lupine and butterfly weed were significantly more abundant in Managed sites than either Disturbed or Abandoned.
Some of butterflies' favorite plants are: scabiosa, butterfly weed, milkweed, cosmos, zinnias, bee balm, coneflower, black-eyed Susan, daisies, catmint, violets, and sedum.
The lemon-yellow coreopsis lights up against the deep violet of the buddleia, and the orange butterfly weed glows in front of the blue mist spirea.
Herend's Butterfly Weed yellow wildflower from the new American wildflowers collection was an exquisite complement to Golden Edge and a gold charger on Chinese Bouquet green linens.
They come for the butterfly weed, lilacs, echinacea and anise hyssop, and especially for the white, lavender and pink butterfly bushes.
Asters Bee Balm Black-eyed Susan Butterfly Bush Butterfly Weed Chrysanthemum Coneflower Daylily False Aster Garden Phlox Gayfeather Globe Flower Golden Rod Helen's Flower Honeysuckle Joe-Pye Weed Jupiter's Beard Lavender Meadowsweet Ornamental Onion Scabiosa Sweet William Tickseed Yarrow Allium schoenoprasum (chives) Anethum graveolens (dill) Borago officinalis (borage) Vibernum opulus (Korean lilac) Salix discolor (pussy willows)
Thus, in 1993 he was already anticipating two of the novels he has subsequently written: Butterfly Weed, which he was then calling Doc, and a book in which "Vernon Ingledew replaces Bill Clinton as the governor of Arkansas," which, with some changes dictated by national events, is the plot of Thirteen Albatrosses.
The vibrant orange-flowered butterfly weed Asclepias tuberosa can be seen with monarchs and morning cloaks fluttering around it.
The fol- lowing wildflowers grow in most areas of the country and attract a variety of creatures: goldenrod, milkweed, butterfly weed, asters, coneflowers, sun- flowers, yarrow, buttercups, bee balm, phlox, tickseed and blazing stars.
Other tried-and-true nectar plants include lantana, liatris, scabiosa, Mexican sunflower, verbena,joe-pye weed, zinnia, marigold, cosmos, phlox, butterfly weed, aster, coneflower, black-eyed Susan, blanketflower, yarrow, bee balm lavender, sage, and oregano.
What is left of the oaks is chinese orange, while the butterfly weed, called cadmium yellow, is actually orange.
March Blooms April Blooms May Blooms Bluebonnets Indian Blanket Mexican hat Indian paintbrush Texas lantana Black-eyed Susan Winecups Rose mallow Standing cypress Blackfoot daisy Foxglove Pink evening primrose Drummond phlox Butterfly weed Giant spiderwort