butterfly weed

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Synonyms for butterfly weed

erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers

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These ordination correlations are partially reflected in our linear analyses of a priori site groupings: we found differences in wild lupine (P = 0.007, [F.sub.2,18] = 6.551) and butterfly weed (P = 0.043, [F.sub.2,18] = 3.758) abundance between site groups, with the Managed sites having significantly more lupine stems per [m.sup.2] than either the Disturbed or Abandoned sites.
Thus, in 1993 he was already anticipating two of the novels he has subsequently written: Butterfly Weed, which he was then calling Doc, and a book in which "Vernon Ingledew replaces Bill Clinton as the governor of Arkansas," which, with some changes dictated by national events, is the plot of Thirteen Albatrosses.
What is left of the oaks is chinese orange, while the butterfly weed, called cadmium yellow, is actually orange.
Some milkweed plants to include in the garden are Butterfly Weed, Asclepias tuberosa; White Milkweed, Asclepias variegate; Swamp Milkweed, Asclepias incarnate; Antelope Horns, Asclepias asperu la; and Purple Milkweed, Asclepias purpures-cens.
A climbing hydrangea vine makes its way up one side of the house; beneath it is a bed planted with rhododendron and bleeding heart bushes, butterfly weed and foxglove.
A brilliant orange-flowering native milkweed, Butterfly Weed, acts as a Monarch host plant and is also a prime nectar plant, especially for Hair Streak butterflies.
ATTRACT butterflies by planting things like buddlea, teasel, rosemary, butterfly weed, marigolds and snapdragon - kids will love squeezing the flower to make the "dragon's"mouth open.
Butterfly Weed ("Pleurisy Root") (Asclepias tuberosa)
(Don't confuse it with butterfly weed, a completely different plant that is harder to grow.)
Butterfly Weed (Harcourt, Brace, 1996): The story of Doc Swain, the legendary Stay More physician who could raise the dead if they wanted to be raised.
These plants include butterfly weed and other milkweeds, abelia, butterfly bush, Joe-pye weed, sweet William, lantana, lilac, thistle, knapweed, viper's bugloss, hawthorn, hydrangea, spirea, goldenrod, phlox, heliotrope, penta, sweet allysum, yarrow, dandelion, staghorn sumac, thymes, mints, oreganos and white clover.
Illinois natives bee balm, cone flower, ironweed, Joe pye weed, butterfly weed and globe thistle are butterfly magnets.
BUTTERFLY WEED: attracts butterflies, hummingbirds and bees, bright orange blossoms.
More to try: autumn sage, butterfly weed, California poppy, catmint, English lavender, Gaura lindheimeri, and Mexican hat.