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PlantFiles Pictures: Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root 'Gay Butterflies' (Asclepias tuberosa) 5 by Luckey

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Butterfly Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Root 'Gay Butterflies'
Asclepias tuberosa

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  This image was added by Luckey on Jun 28, 2003 10:12 PM  

"Asclepias tuberosa - Monarch Butterfly caterpillars feed upon its leaves. This plant provides needed toxins to detract predators, particularly birds. Blue Jays are said to become violently ill upon eating a caterpillar that has feasted upon Asclepias foliage. "

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