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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 Canada, The Contiguous United States, and United States. They have simple, broad leaves and white flowers. Flowers are visited by Orange Sulphur, Uncas Skipper, Monarch, and Papilio polyxenes asterius. Individuals can grow to 6 feet.

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