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butterfly weed
Asclepias curassavica
butterfly weed Dogbane Family
Asclepias curassavica Apocynaceae
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common names
  butterfly weed
  bloodflower
  wild ipecacuanha
  scarlet milkweed
accepted scientific name
  Asclepias curassavica L.
rules for finding collection records
  Asclepias curassavica (79)
family name
  Apocynaceae
Image Author: ©2014 Wynn Anderson
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals, Round clusters of flowers
Petal colors: color color color
Flower size is about 0.5 inches
Leaf: Opposite, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to the American tropics. Naturalized in Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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