Fewflower milkweed

The bright red-orange flowers of Asclepias lanceolata lend a dash of vivid color to the wet pinelands and prairies of south Florida. The long narrow (lanceolate) leaves of this species are similar to those of the longleaf milkweed, featured in an earlier photo, and are similarly eaten by caterpillars of Monarch and Queen butterflies.

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