Asclepias speciosa (Showy Milkweed) is a species of perennial herb in the family Apocynaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to United States, Canada, and The Contiguous United States. They have simple, broad leaves and white flowers. Flowers are visited by Danaus plexippus, Satyrium californica, Speyeria hesperis, and Euphydryas anicia capella. Individuals can grow to 6 feet.
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