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    • Asclepias syriaca
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    • Common Milkweed
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    • ASCSYR
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    • Algodoncillo común

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Recent observations

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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ctracey

Date

September 24, 2016 10:55 AM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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madelineprush

Date

September 24, 2016 01:34 PM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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jolene

Date

September 24, 2016

Place

sandy hook (Google, OSM)

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Jean Epiphan

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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koinpro

Date

August 18, 2016 08:04 AM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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jolene

Date

September 23, 2016

Place

sandy hook (Google, OSM)

Description

Robin Baranowski

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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shaunmichael

Date

September 23, 2016 11:55 AM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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formar

Date

September 23, 2016

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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field_daze

Date

September 22, 2016 06:46 PM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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kate45

Date

September 22, 2016 03:21 PM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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camelcreek

Date

September 18, 2016 07:08 PM EDT

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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lyssa2

Date

September 6, 2016 07:43 AM CDT

Description

Evidence of Monarch caterpillar feeding

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Common Milkweed Asclepias syriaca

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kegordon

Date

September 20, 2016 01:17 PM CDT
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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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