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    • Common milkweed
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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • ASCSYR
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    • Algodoncillo comĂșn

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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michaelcobballen

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March 25, 2015 10:44 AM EDT

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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rdvorin

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March 25, 2015 10:43 AM EDT

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rebeggy

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common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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pattismi

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August 25, 2014

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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lichenlady

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March 16, 2015

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Empty seed capsules

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Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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npollock66

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March 13, 2015

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tchristensen

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March 4, 2015

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gcmilly

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March 1, 2015

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khimmler

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March 3, 2015

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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March 2, 2015

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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wonder_al

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February 28, 2015 04:31 PM CST

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Prairie du Sac, WI

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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mainebirder

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November 4, 2009
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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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