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Butterfly Weed (Aslepias tuberosa)
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Other common names: Orange Milkweed, Pleurisy Root
Family: Asclepiadaceae (Milkweed)
Height: 1 to 2.5 ft.
Blooms: June to September
Leaf Type: smooth
Bloom Size: 0.375 in. (typical)
Flower Description: Flat or rounded clusters, Regular blooms, 5 parts
Location: Youghiogheny River Trail
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We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!