Stout, sparingly branched, pubescent perennial, with large, oval, blue-green leaves and showy, spherical clusters of rose-colored flowers. Flowers occur at the top of the stem and on stalks from leaf axils. A grayish, velvety plant with erect leafy stems and with umbels of star-like pinkish flowers in upper axils and at top.
Alternate Common Names: Showy butterfly weed, creek milkweed, Greek milkweed
Alternate Scientific Names: Asclepias giffordii Eastw, Asclepias douglasii Hook
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