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Definition 1: any of numerous plants of the genus Asclepias having milky juice and pods that split open releasing seeds with downy tufts - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for milkweed in the sense of this definition

(milkweed is a kind of ...) a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests

(... is a kind of milkweed ) erect perennial of eastern and southern United States having showy orange flowers

(... is a kind of milkweed ) milkweed of southwestern United States and Mexico; poisonous to livestock

(... is a kind of milkweed ) milkweed of southern North America having large starry purple and pink flowers

(... is a kind of milkweed ) perennial of eastern North America having pink-purple flowers

(... is a kind of milkweed ) milkweed of central North America; a threatened species

(... is a kind of milkweed ) densely branching perennial of the eastern United States with white to crimson or purple flowers

(... is a kind of milkweed ) milkweed of the eastern United States with leaves resembling those of pokeweed

(... is a kind of milkweed ) tropical herb having orange-red flowers followed by pods suggesting a swallow with outspread wings; a weed throughout the tropics

(... is a kind of milkweed ) tall herb with leafless white waxy stems and whitish starlike flowers; southwestern United States

(... is a kind of milkweed ) milkweed of the eastern United States with narrow leaves in whorls and greenish-white flowers

(... is a member of milkweed) genus of chiefly North American perennial herbs: silkweed; milkweed

Definition 2: annual Eurasian sow thistle with soft spiny leaves and rayed yellow flower heads - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for milkweed in the sense of this definition

(milkweed is a kind of ...) any of several Old World coarse prickly-leaved shrubs and subshrubs having milky juice and yellow flowers; widely naturalized; often noxious weeds in cultivated soil

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