tweeting as @wildBluePhlox find us on Facebook
Search > Results > Detail

Butterfly Weed (Aslepias tuberosa)

Image ID: mtr62

Tap/mouseover and drag to zoom/pan.

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: Montour Trail
Date:  6/29/2003
All photos of this species
Register/Sign-in to start a Favorites List
More photos of this flower

We started out as wildflowers from the bicycle trails of western Pennsylvania, but we've grown!
Meyer, Joseph E. (1918). The Herbalist and Herb Doctor. Hammond, Ind.: Indiana Herb Gardens. 400 pp.

The Herbalist