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Butterfly weed. Family: Milkweed,Asclepiadaceae
Native distribution: Prairies, open woods and fields. Naturalized in Texas and other States.
The brilliant clusters of multicolored flowers make butterfly weed an impressive plant in the perennial garden. The flowers are a rich source of nectar and a favorite of butterflies and bees.The Monarch butterflies use this plant for nectar and lay their eggs on the leaves to feed their young,so this one is a must for you butterfly garden.