Butterfly Milkweed - Asclepias tuberosa

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  • Scientific Name - Asclepias tuberosa
  • Plant Description - Summer flowers that grow in dry, drought tolerant soil and full to part sun. Grows up to 1-3' tall. This plant is edible, and medicinal. Attracts butterflies and beneficial insects. An important food source for the monarch butterfly caterpillar. Deer resistant. 
  • Native to the Saugeen Bruce Peninsula according to the Vascular Plant List Bruce & Grey: Compendium, 2023.