University of Rhode Island

Asclepias tuberosa

Butterfly Milkweed

Perennial with orange flowers in summer which attract butterflies. Full sun, poor dry soil. Native to RI. 1.5-3' x 2'.

Ted Bodner @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens.

Ted Bodner @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens.

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