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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 Brown-belted Bumblebee, Common Wood Nymph, Ottoe Skipper, and Callophrys gryneus siva. Individuals can grow to 6 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of showy milkweed. View this species on GBIF