EPPO Global Database

Asclepias tuberosa(ASCTU)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-02

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ASCTU
  • Preferred name: Asclepias tuberosa
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Eastern USA and Canada

Food-plant of Danaus flexippus, the monarch butterfly


Common names
Name Language
butterfly milkweed English (US)
butterfly weed English
chiggerflower English
orange milkweed English
knollige Seidenpflanze German
asclépiade tubéreuse French
asclepiade tuberosa Italian
knolzijdeplant Dutch