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Curtiss’ milkweed
Asclepias curtissii

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Ecological Restoration Notes: A rare herb of scrub and scrubby flatwoods.

Availability: Apparently not cultivated.

Range: Endemic to peninsular Florida.

Plant Map Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Habitats: Scrub and scrubby flatwoods.

Wildlife and Ecology: Larval host plant for monarch (Danaus plexippus) and queen (Danaus gilippus berenice) butterflies.

Comments: An excellent butterfly plant.

Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley

Copyright by: Shirley Denton

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