was taken in early August at
Burgess Falls State Natural Area in Putnam County Tennessee. It can also
be found at
Big South Fork National River.
This brightly colored member of the
Milkweed Family is frequently grown in gardens. A popular flower because it
often attracts butterflies (and bees).
Indians chewed the roots of the
Butterfly Weed plant as a cure for Pleurisy and other pulmonary ailments.