Asclepias currassavica

Red-headed Cotton Bush, Tropical Milkweed.

Native to Tropical America and the West Indies. The milky sap is poisonous. A larval food plant for the Monarch butterfly.

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Sighted at 2 Mile Ck. Hervey Range.

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Leaves

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Inflorescence

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A. currassavica is the larval food plant for the Wanderer Butterfly.