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Velvetleaf milkweed
Asclepias tomentosa
Apocynaceae
 
Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Wildlife and Ecology: Larval host plant for monarch (Danaus plexippus) butterflies; also a nectar source for butterflies

Comments: We are currently adding data for this species for central and northern Florida. If you would like to contribute information or images, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page. See also the Florida Wildflower Foundation's Flower Friday page and Monarchs & Milkweed flyer.



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