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A plant that attracts predatory or parasitoid insects that prey upon pest insects. This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

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Achillea millefoliumCommon yarrow
Western yarrow
Ageratina altissimaWhite snakeroot
Agastache nepetoidesYellow giant hyssop
Allium canadenseMeadow garlic
Wild garlic
Wild onion
Allium cernuumNodding onion
Amelanchier canadensisCanadian serviceberry
Canadian service-berry
Shadblow serviceberry
Angelica atropurpureaPurplestem angelica
Anemone canadensisCanadian anemone
Round-leaf thimbleweed
Canada anemone
Meadow anemone
Anemone cylindricaCandle anemone
Long-headed thimbleweed
Longhead thimbleweed
Antennaria neglectaField pussytoes
Prairie everlasting
Antennaria plantaginifoliaWoman's Tobacco
Ladies' Tobacco
Mouse Ear
Plantain-leaf Pussytoes
Angelica venenosaHairy angelica
Apocynum androsaemifoliumSpreading dogbane
Flytrap dogbane
Apocynum cannabinumIndian hemp
Prairie dogbane
Hemp dogbane
Arnoglossum atriplicifoliumPale Indian plantain
Artemisia douglasianaDouglas mugwort
Douglas' sagewort
Arnoglossum ovatumOvateleaf cacalia
Arnoglossum plantagineumGroovestem Indian plantain
Indian plantain
Prairie plantain
Prairie Indian plantain
Asclepias albicansWhitestem milkweed
White-stemmed Milkweed
Asclepias amplexicaulisClasping Milkweed
Bluntleaf Milkweed
Asclepias arenariaSand milkweed
Asclepias asperulaAntelope Horns
Spider milkweed
Green-flowered milkweed
Spider antelope-horns
Asclepias asperula ssp. capricornuAntelopehorns
Antelope horns
Asclepias brachystephanaBract Milkweed
Desert-rose Milkweed
Asclepias californicaCalifornia milkweed
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Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
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 Jul  Aug  Sep
 Oct  Nov  Dec
Bloom Color
 White  Red  Pink
 Orange  Yellow  Green
 Blue  Purple  Violet
 Brown  Black

Height (in feet)
 0-1  1-3  3-6  6-12
 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

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Leaf Retention