butterfly weed definition

  • noun:
    • A North US milkweed (Asclepias tuberosa) having showy groups of typically bright orange flowers and a-root that was previously found in medicine. Also referred to as orange milkweed, pleurisy root.
    • erect perennial of east and south united states of america having showy orange plants

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