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Recent observations

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What

common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

daynaburtness

Date

June 29, 2015 12:48 PM CDT

Description

Milkweed

Photos / Sounds

What

Green milkweed Asclepias viridis

Observer

sambiology

Date

June 29, 2015

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What

swamp milkweed Asclepias incarnata ssp. incarnata

Observer

bdunc

Date

June 27, 2012

Photos / Sounds

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What

common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

mickley

Date

June 29, 2015 01:49 PM EDT

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What

Algodoncillo Asclepias linaria

Observer

annemirdl

Date

June 21, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 10:15 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seedlings (planted). The leaves look like a miniature of the adult leaf.

Photos / Sounds

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What

common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 29, 2015 09:44 AM EDT

Description

Blooming and drawing lots of pollinator species. Looks a little water stressed from near record June rains.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Butterfly milkweed Asclepias tuberosa

Observer

justcennet

Date

June 24, 2015 08:39 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Blooming on the upper slope of our ditch in a planted prairie strip.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Milkweeds Genus Asclepias

Observer

shaunmichael

Date

June 28, 2015 11:45 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Antelope-Horns Asclepias asperula

Observer

jeandotson

Date

June 28, 2015 04:16 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Whorled milkweed Asclepias verticillata

Observer

sanguinaria33

Date

June 28, 2015 10:38 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

Observer

kcsemrau

Date

June 28, 2015 05:14 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Asclepias L. (1753), the milkweeds, is a genus of herbaceous perennial, dicotyledonous plants that contains over 140 known species. It previously belonged to the family Asclepiadaceae, but this is now classified as the subfamily Asclepiadoideae of the dogbane family Apocynaceae.

No range data available.