Definition of Asclepias. Meaning of Asclepias. Synonyms of Asclepias

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Definition of Asclepias

Asclepias
Asclepias As*cle"pi*as, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, named from Asclepios or Aesculapius.] (Bot.) A genus of plants including the milkweed, swallowwort, and some other species having medicinal properties. Asclepias butterfly (Zo["o]l.), a large, handsome, red and black butterfly (Danais Archippus), found in both hemispheres. It feeds on plants of the genus Asclepias.

Meaning of Asclepias from wikipedia

- found of large-scale success. Asclepias is also known as "Silk of America" which is a strand of common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) gathered mainly in the...
- Asclepias cur****avica, commonly known as tropical milkweed, is a flowering plant species of the milkweed genus, Asclepias. It is native to the American...
- transplant once established. Asclepias tuberosa subsp. interior – (Central United States, Ontario and Quebec) Asclepias tuberosa subsp. rolfsii – Rolfs...
- Asclepias syriaca, commonly called common milkweed, butterfly flower, silkweed, silky swallow-wort, and Virginia silkweed, is a species of flowering plant...
- Ambrosia trifida BugleAjuga reptans Butterfly flowerAsclepias syriaca Butterfly weed – Asclepias tuberosa Contents:  Top 0–9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M...
- milkweed Asclepias cur****avica Asclepias eriocarpawoolly pod milkweed Asclepias erosadesert milkweed Asclepias exaltata – poke milkweed Asclepias fascicularis...
- Inflorescence Asclepias incarnata 'Ice Ballet' Cultivated variety Kartesz, J.T. (1994). "Asclepias incarnata". NatureServe. Retrieved 12 July 2013. "Asclepias incarnata"...
- plant for the monarch butterfly. "Asclepias viridis". NatureServe. "Asclepias viridis" (PDF). USDA Plant Guide. "Asclepias viridis". Native Plant Database...
- herbivore specialist that relies mainly on the common milkweed seed, Asclepias syriaca but can also feed on other species in the family Apocynaceae....
- may refer to a number of different plants including: Butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa) Buddleja Buddleja davidii Buddleja globosa Rotheca myricoides...
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