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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • Common Milkweed
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Recent observations

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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djm

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May 30, 2016 08:00 AM EDT

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shaunmichael

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May 29, 2016 05:10 PM EDT

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May 29, 2016 12:41 PM EDT

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May 29, 2016 03:05 PM EDT

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dctr

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May 28, 2016 03:37 PM EDT

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desertdutchman

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May 27, 2016 01:34 PM EDT

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arieopteryx

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May 27, 2016 03:09 PM CDT

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seankent

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May 18, 2016

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taylorrwarre

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May 24, 2016 03:12 PM EDT

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alexa07

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May 17, 2016 12:02 PM EDT

Description

Has leafs with little fuzzies on them and flowers starting to grow.

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ecaporus

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May 21, 2016 10:27 AM CDT

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Photo credit: Tom Shirk

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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May 15, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Asclepias syriaca, commonly called common milkweed, butterfly flower, silkweed, silky swallow-wort, and Virginia silkweed, is a species of flowering plant. It is in the genus Asclepias, the milkweeds. This species is native to Southern Canada and of much of the conterminous Eastern U.S., east of the Rocky Mountains, excluding the drier parts of the Prairies. It grows in sandy soils and other kinds of soils in sunny areas. It was one of the earliest North American...

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