Butterfly-weed
Asclepias tuberosa Milkweed Family
(c) Al Schneider
(c) Tom Barnes
(c) Al Schneider(c) Tom Barnes

Growth Form: Herb

Flower Color: Orange

Leaf Arrangement: Alternate

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Oblong

Habitat Type: Dry fields; Banks

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): George Robert White Environmental Conservation Center (1)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Native

Notes: Hairy stem




Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston