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    • Asclepias syriaca
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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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January 20, 2015

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common milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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January 25, 2015 12:35 PM MST

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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January 14, 2015

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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keimwj

Date

June 30, 2009 06:48 AM EDT

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30 Jun 2009.
Core Creek Park, Bucks Co, PA

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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susanelliott

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January 14, 2015

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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susanelliott

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January 13, 2015

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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January 9, 2015

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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srall

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January 8, 2015

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erikamitchell

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January 4, 2015 03:50 PM EST

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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scottking

Date

July 10, 2014 05:30 PM CDT

Description

Common Milkweed
Cowling Arboretum
Northfield, Minnesota

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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scottking

Date

July 9, 2014 04:58 PM CDT

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Common Milkweed
Lake Byllesby Regional Park
Cannon Falls, Minnesota

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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milopyne

Date

January 2, 2015 10:54 AM EST
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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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