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Re: OT: Butterfly Attractors


From: "william b. cook" <billc@atlantic.net>

Glenn,
> Okay Mark, we have a plant here in southern Missouri and was wondering if
> your's was the same as our's.  They aren't the same.  Our plant grows
wild
> (Linda tells me it is a wild butterfly plant) gets between 2 and 3 feet
and has
> bright orange flowers on it.
> 
     The plant you have sounds like the native Butterfly Weed, properly
known as Asclepias tuberosa.  This species is also native here, and is one
of the plants that would have died had I used an herbicide, which,
thankfully I did not.

Mark A. Cook
billc@atlantic.net
Dunnellon, Florida.  

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